MATH PROBLEM SOLVING SUCCESS CRITERIA 1. UNDERSTAND THE PROBLEM - I understand all the words - I know if there is information missing - I know how many steps are required to solve the problem - I can sensibly estimate the final answer 2. PLAN AND APPLY A STRATEGY - I have checked my notes for similar problems with solutions - I have selected one or more strategies to try - I have considered working backwards - I have gathered useful tools or manipulatives 3. SOLVE THE PROBLEM - I have drawn a graphic (ex. table, diagram, graph, etc.) to illustrate my strategy - I have a complete sentence to express my final answer - All elements of my solution are legible and organized 4. REFLECT ON SOLUTION - My concluding sentence is clear, concise and complete - My final answer is sensible - My graphics have all required features (headings for tables, arrows and labels for diagrams, labels for graphs, etc.) - I attempted a second strategy to confirm my final answer

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# Problem Solving Success Criteria