This is an 8 page pdf file designed for 2nd Grade Common Core Math. There are 8 arrays of pictures with various ways to use them in your classroom.
You won't go broke buying colored ink and the only thing that must be reprinted each year is the optional 1/2 sheet for recording answers.
Common Core 2.OA.4
Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends.
Different Ways to Use this Activity:
1. Self-Checking Station
Students match arrays of pictures to equations then flip the equation cards to check answers.
2. Matching Cards with ½ sheet to record answers
Students match arrays of pictures to equations and record the equations on their ½ sheets. You could collect the ½ sheets to correct or print answer sheet for students to check.
3. Cards to pass with ½ sheet to record answers
Four or eight students could share a set of cards to pass around as they write the equations on their half sheets. You could collect the ½ sheets to correct or print an answer sheet for each group to check their own work.
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