We are starting to solve word problems! Today we learned that the first step after reading the problem, is to write your UMP statement. This is when you take the question and turn it into a statement where UMP or ____ is the number that we are looking for but don't know yet.
Watch this little video to see a real live example!
I was so proud of the ways the kids were able to start working today. We will continue to build solid routines as we solve math problems.