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Posted on Nov 2, 2016 in Classroom Management, STEM

CUBES: A Mnemonic Strategy for Word Problems

CUBES is a mnemonic strategy that helps children with solving mathematical word problems.

It stands for:
C = Circle the Numbers
U = Underline the Question
B = Box the Key Words
E = Evaluate and Draw
S = Solve and Check

Math Problem-solving Strategies that were seen in the video

  • Base Ten
  • Number Line
  • Algorithm

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This video was filmed at W.B. Simpson Elementary School.