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Election 2016 Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Extensions,Fast Finishers,Homework

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Print-and-go math challenges and brainteasers for the 2016 Presidential Election! 21 math printables with answer keys you can use for math groups, homework, fast finishers, or whole class problem solving!
Recommended for grades 2-4.

Included in this pack:
10 Math Challenges and Supplementary Materials
*Teacher Notes with link to interactive Electoral Map site
*Race to 270 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data, guess and check)
*Race to 270 – More difficult (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data, guess and check)
*2016 Election Math Challenges Notes for Teachers
*2016 Projected Results Chart
*2016 Electoral Map
*Electoral Map Challenge #1 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Electoral Map Challenge #2 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Electoral Map Challenge #3 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Electoral Map Challenge #4 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Electoral Map Challenge #5 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Electoral Map Challenge #6 (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Election Results – Chart Style (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)
*Election Results – Electoral Map (Adding large number of 1 and 2 digit numbers, organizing data)

11 Brainteasers
Voting Line (Logical thinking, eliminating possibilities, time)
Exit Poll (Logical thinking, eliminating possibilities, political parties, political candidates)
Election Signs (Logical thinking, eliminating possibilities, guess and check)
VOTE #1 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
VOTE #2 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
VOTE #3 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
VOTE #4 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
BALLOT #1 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
BALLOT #2 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
PRESIDENT #1 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, most difficult)
PRESIDENT #2 – Logic puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, most difficult)
Answer keys for every problem are included!

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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.

*Check out the preview to see all challenges, brainteasers, and answer keys.

If you'd like to try out one of the math challenges in this pack for FREE, check out my FREE Election 2016 Math Challenge.

Thanks for looking!
Katie
iwanttobeasuperteacher.com

*This product will be updated for subsequent presidential elections! Buy now and get any updates for FREE!*

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