Back to School Math Activities All About Me Mathematician First Day Week

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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  • Google Apps™
67 + Bulletin Board Letters
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Looking for first day {or week} of school math about me activities including all about me projects, problem solving tasks, and math goal setting? This print and go math pack is for you!

Welcome your students back to school with this math pack full of activities designed to help you get to know your students as mathematicians.

This pack includes fun and engaging math tasks that you can hang and display on your bulletin boards for meet the teacher night, use as informal assessments and begin to have students work as real mathematicians.

This product includes link for Google Slide version and digital directions, too.

Literature connection activity is based on the book The Boy Who Loved Math written by: Deborah Helligman. This book is perfect to spark discussions on how mathematicians work!

These activities have been tested and successful in my third-grade classroom, but can be used in grades 2-4 as math problem-solving tasks are differentiated.

Please see the preview for all this product has to offer.


Link for Google Slide use and digital directions

✓Student Math Inventory

✓Me as a Mathematician

✓Mathematician Discussion Cards

✓What do Mathematicians Do? (Suggested Ideas and Blank For you To Complete With Students)

✓Work Like A Mathematician (Talking and Questioning Stems)

✓My Math Goals

✓Math Literature Connection Based On the Book: The Boy Who Loved Math

Written by: Deborah Heiligman

✓Math About Me Poster

✓Math Selfies and Bulletin Board Letters {in printable pack}

✓Our Class by the Numbers

✓Mathematician Acrostic Poem

✓Problem Solving Flip Chart

✓6 Math Activities- 4 are differentiated (With Answer Keys)

✓Math Awards with Different Child Options (Color and BW)

✓Teacher Suggestions

Recent Feedback on this Product:

"I just used this during the first few days of school to learn more about my students and their thoughts on math- they drew themselves as mathematicians! Students were motivated ... awesome idea."

"A creative approach for those first important days of building relationships and community."

"Great product, I like the reading, writing and math cross-curricular activities."

"Thank you for these wonderful activities and introducing me to "The Boy Who Loved Math." I'm always looking for new literature books to connect with all the subjects :)"

This pack is also part of a money-saving BUNDLE: Back To School BUNDLE

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.


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