It is almost that time of year. The holidays are right around the corner and what better way to get your little ones into the spirit than these adorable math and literacy centers. There are 5 of each and most contain a corresponding recording sheet and answer key so the centers can be played in a small group with you or independently.
The following common core standards are covered:
Math Standards Covered
MA.2.2.NBT.4 Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using symbols to record the results of comparisons
MA.2.2.OA.2 Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.
MA.2.2.NBT.6 Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations
MA.2.2.NBT.7 Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three-digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds
MA.2.2.OA.3 Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members, e.g., by pairing objects or counting them by 2s; write an equation to express an even number as a sum of two equal addends.
MA.2.2.MD.8 Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.
MA.2.2.MD.3 Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
MA.2.2.MD.4 Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.
MA.2.2.NBT.3 Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
Language Standards Covered
2.L.4d Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g.,birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).
2.L.2c Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
2.L.4a Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
2.L.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
2.L.2a Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names
2.L.1d Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs
Here is what all is included:
Greater Than A Snowman (greater than, less than, equal to)
Adding and Subtracting Elves (single and double digit options)
Even or Odd Gumdrops (ties together money and even/odd)
Measuring Christmas (estimation, actual measurement, and comparing)
Numbering Santa (expanded, word, and number forms)
Mr. and Mrs. Contraction Claus
The Great Elf Race(determining meaning of unknown word)
Fixin' Up The Birds (capitalization, punctuation, homophones, abbreviations)
Sort That Noun (singular, possessive, plural)
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