Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homework, Center, Extension

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Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
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2nd, 3rd
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FREE Print-and-go math challenge for December you can use for math groups, homework, fast finishers, holiday centers, whole class problem solving, or an activity when you just need 5 minutes to work on that January bulletin board! Recommended for grades 2-3.

Included in this freebie:
*Santa Scramble Math Challenge (addition of multiple 1 and 2-digit numbers, guess and check)
*Writing page for explaining mathematical thinking
*Answer key

Happy Holidays,
Katie
iwanttobeasuperteacher.com

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I've used math challenges and brainteasers in my own 5th, 3rd, and 2nd grade classrooms for a number of purposes. Here are a few ideas for how you might use these in your own classroom:

*Use a challenge or brainteaser as a homework option for students who need a challenge, or let them replace a simple homework assignment with the challenge to show parents how well you’re differentiating.

*Use a math challenge or brainteaser as a “number talk” problem to start out your daily math class. Work through it as a class or let students work in partners or small groups to talk through it and solve it together.

*Make a pack of challenge problems for advanced students to use as a fast finisher or during certain in-class math lessons where they've already mastered the material.

*Give a challenge or brainteaser to a small group of students as one of their independent math workshop rotations or use them with your advanced small math group rotation.

*Use the problems as an independent practice activity during a unit on problem solving strategies (guess and check, work backwards, etc.) or attacking a multi-step problem.

*Keep a stack of challenge problems in your classroom fast finisher area for any student who wants a challenge.

*Choose one or two challenge problems for the month and reward any student who can solve both. You can put these on a bulletin board or have them available as additional incentives.

*Print out the holiday themed challenges for students to use during a class party or as an option during some of that holiday movie down time.

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Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew
Christmas Math Challenge-FREE Holiday Fast Finisher, Homew