Word Problem Workshop: 5th Grade
Let's solve some math word problems! We focus on a variety of problems, tailored to students' interests, set at a 5th grade level.
Mr. Oaks (B.S.)
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45 minutes per class
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Let's solve some math word problems! We focus on a variety of problems, tailored to students' interests, set at a 5th grade level. Each class features a new set of word problems, which we will solve together as a class. When possible, I encourage the students to guide me through the steps as I write out the solutions on a virtual whiteboard, offering guidance when students are stuck, and offering alternative solutions. Mastering mathematics requires a mix of precision and creativity. We use...
Students will learn how to solve word problems methodically and creatively. We solve problems based on simple 4-step approach: 1. Question: What question is the problem asking? 2. Information: What relevant information do we know? 3. Calculation: How do we calculate our answer? 4. Results: What is our solution statement? Does our answer make sense?
I have a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mathematics from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, and have spent the past 12 years teaching and tutoring math students of all ages.
Learners are encouraged to have pencils/paper in order to solve problems alongside the class.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Mr. Oaks (B.S.)
Seasoned Teacher, credentialed in STEM with a love of all subjects
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
60 total reviews
120 completed classes
Hi everyone! I've been teaching kids for over a decade as a 1-on-1 tutor, small group instructor, and classroom teacher in a homeschool co-op that I founded. I love learning. My university education is in STEM, having received my B.S. from...