Will, my 3rd grader, is working through an Everyday Mathematics unit on reasoning and word problems.
Oh, the joy!
(You might recall how much I LOVE the Everyday Mathematics curriculum.)
This particular “Home Links” worksheet asked him to explain how he arrived at his answer. Check out the problem and his explanation of how he arrived at his answer:
I allowed him to leave “help by my mom”, but I did go back (*sigh*) and make him write some additional blah, blah, blah about $12.00 for 2 packs of 5 cards vs. $12.90 for 10 individual cards.
How’s homework going in your house? If you don’t have homework yet, have I made you scared?