Category Archives: Math

Collect $1.00

We are playing lots of math games in first/second grade in order to become more fluent and efficient at adding and subtracting within 100.  These games are simple, quick, and easy to play at home with everyday objects.  One of … Continue reading

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Close to 20

In first/second grade students are working on addition and subtraction by playing a fun and very useful game in math called Close to 20.  You can play this game at home with your child using a standard deck of playing cards (designate jacks as zero, … Continue reading

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Geometry

In first/second grade math students are learning all about 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes.  Some of the big math words you might hear your child use in casual conversation now include angle, vertex, right angle, polygon (and row, column, array, and area by next week).  Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Learning Targets and Success Criteria

Here are our grade 2 learning targets and success criteria for the week of May 30th…

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Organizing Data

In second grade, we spent the past two weeks thinking about how to collect, organize and compare data.  Each morning as they entered the classroom, students responded to a different question in graph form so we could discuss and compare the daily results. … Continue reading

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Learning Targets and Success Criteria

Here are our grade 2 learning targets and success criteria for the week of January 30th…

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Close to 20

In second grade students are working on addition and subtraction with numbers up to 100!  In order to practice these new number challenges, today we played a fun and very useful game in math called Close to 20.  You can play this game at … Continue reading

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