**RACE and JUSTIFY Problem Solving Model-**Many of our students struggle with word problems and problem solving. To better help them, I developed a more concrete structure for guiding students through this process. I have two packs available at my Teachers Pay Teachers Store to support this goal.

For more information about these models, please read below.

This problem solving model uses an acronym for the word RACE to guide students through the problem solving process. This model is designed for lower elementary students. You can find more information about this pack, as well as, a link to a sample freebie here.

This problem solving model uses an acronym for the word JUSTIFY to guide students through the problem solving process. This model is designed for use with older students. You can find more information about this pack, as well as, a link to a sample freebie here.