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Integrating Problem-Solving and Mathematical Communication
West Chester Area School District Middle School Workshop
September 29, 2006

Introductory PoWs
Some of these might work well to use just to introduce the PoW process to the students. Noted is the strategy that might be used.
409: Expressions of 100 [solve a simpler problem]
793: Rabbit Run [ making an organized list]
1669: Back-to-School Supplies [calculate as you go]
2041: Jumping Rope [draw a diagram, work backwards]
2923: Grampa Joe's Great Grandpets [logical reasoning]
3307: Farmer in the Dilemma [systematic guess and check]
3259: Pocket Change [systematic guess and check]
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