**16. WRITE MY OWN WORD PROBLEM**(Writing, Feedback)

**Description:**Students create word problems based on an equation given.

**Application:**Use this activity in mathematics classes that use word problems.

**Process:**Tell students that they are going to translate an equation to a word problem and then solve it. Supply equations for students to practice. Guide instruction through the first few problems. Start with a few equations; add more as students’ confidence rises.

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