Here's a fun and effective way to build math skills and vocabulary.
As a bonus, your students will also grow in their ability to distinguish and use key details, make inferences, and draw conclusions.
This set of 120 riddle cards for grades one and two is great for spiraled review
all year when you use a card or two every day! Each of the cards has a three-clue riddle whose answer is a number from one to 120.
You'll SAVE by buying this resource as part of a bundled set of 240 cards for grades one and two
or in a multi-grade bundle of 480 cards for grades one through five
, a great tool for math intervention teachers.
Here's a sample of one of the riddles:
I am an odd number.
I have 8 tens.
My ones digit is one more than my tens digit.
What am I?
You'll discover so many ways to use these cards!
* Solve a riddle a day together for spiraled math review.
* Use a riddle as a warm-up before your math lesson.
* Expand your calendar activities
by solving one or more riddles
each day and using the cards to build a hundred chart.
* In a small group or with partners, they can be used with two 100 number
. Task cards/directions cards are included.
* Use the riddle cards as task cards
. Students can check their own
solutions on the answer key
* For independent work, the cards can be used with the included solve-and-color
* Use them for a Read the Room activity
- keep your little
mathematicians moving for better learning!
* For ongoing whole class review, use the cards as exit tickets
Distribute a card to each child, give a few moments to solve, and have the children
line themselves up to leave the classroom by putting themselves in numerical
* Solving riddles is a great way to model and practice identifying key details, making
inferences, and drawing conclusions.
In order to be successful with the riddle cards,
your students should be familiar with odd/even, tens and ones, adding and subtracting tens, US coins (pennies, nickels, dimes), and comparison signs for equalities and inequalities.
Please note, this set uses only US coins.
To allow more independent use in math centers, this resource also includes an answer key.
If you've enjoyed this set and are looking for more math riddles, you'll like 120 Riddle Cards for the 120 Chart Set 2. The cards in Set 2 are completely unique from those in this set. If you've done the first set together as a class, your students will love the challenge and independence of completing the second set on their own!
Are you a third grade teacher? Try this set!
100 Riddles for the Hundred Chart for Third Grade
If you teach grades four or five, here's a version for you! 100 Riddles for the Hundred Chart, Intermediate Version
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