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Problem Solving Toolkit 4-6

Problem Solving Toolkit 4-6 | David Hoerger
Single Book: #54015
Price: $39.95 Qty:
Site License - 1 school building: #54015SL
Price: $99.00 Qty:

Grades 4-6

Prepare students to meet state and national performance standards in problem solving!

Concept Areas (strands) cover:

  • Calculations and Estimation
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Algebraic Relationships
  • Measurement
  • Geometry

License definitions:

  • Single = qty 1 book, 1 teacher's use
  • Site License = qty 1 book, unlimited use at one school building

Through these lessons, students learn how to read a math problem, break it down into parts, and solve the problem using clear methods and strategies as they discover the best solution to their problem.

Problem Solving Strategies:

  • Use object to solve problems
  • Make a drawing or model
  • Make a table
  • Make a systematic list
  • Guess and check
  • Look for a pattern
  • Work backwards
  • Use logical reasoning
  • Make it simpler
  • Brainstorm


  • Strategies for problem solving
  • Scoring guides from various states
  • Walk through example problems using templates, strategies and step-by-step solutions
  • 3 styles of master templates to enter customized information
  • 75 prepared worksheets using the master template layout
  • 150 practice worksheets which are categorized by concept area and includes graphics and titles
  • Teacher record keeping for analyzing test data
  • Web sites that can be a source for additional problems
  • Appendix with answers for each problem

Authors: Michael Lazar and David Hoerger