With this Newman’s Prompts for Problem Solving Template you will be able to analyse and identify just which part of the problem solving process your students struggle with.
A hierarchy of 5 problem solving steps were identified by Australian Education Researcher Dr. Anne Newman that need to be followed if students are to be successful at solving word problems.
The 5 Problem Solving Steps include:
- Level 1 Reading (or Decoding)
- Level 2 Comprehension
- Level 3 Transformation
- Level 4 Process Skills
- Level 5 Encoding
This single Page PDF will help you identify & record what each student does in each stage of the problem solving process so you will be able to identify areas of weakness. Read more about How to use Newman’s Problem Solving Questions in these Related Blog Posts: