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Bumblebee Math

Bumblebee Math

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Author: D Ketcham
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To work an increasingly complex math word problem over a five day period so that the student starts with basic skills and moves up to higher level thinking processes by the end of the week.

I started with a problem of the week from NCTM.org -- Each bumblebee has five eyes. There are three bumblebees flying around a flower. How many bumblebee eyes are flying around the flower? I adapted the word problem using rebus pictures to make some independent reading possible for my student, a non-reading second grader. I then presented an increasingly harder version of the problem over five school days. I wanted to see if the student could move into higher level thinking skills by completing an increasingly complex problem over five days.

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Bumblebee Lesson Sequence

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