Refer to Ch. 3 and Ch. 4 of Elementary and Middle School Mathematics for examples of problem-based tasks.
Determine techniques for teaching mathematics concepts (e.g., geometry, measurement, algebra, patterns, numbers, and operations) through problem solving by completing the table below.
|Mathematics Concept||Problem-Solving Techniques||Process Standard Objectives|
|Probability: What are the possible outcomes?||Draw tree diagrams for specific problems.||Create and use representation to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas.Apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve problems.|
Choose one of the mathematics concepts from the table above.
Create a lesson plan based on expanding your chosen mathematics concept and problem-solving technique. You may use a lesson plan template from your school or district, create your own lesson plan template, or use the University of Phoenix Material: Lesson Plan Template.
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