Have a "ball" with these 6 fun, basketball-themed math centers! Each center includes an "I Can" poster with the Common Core standard printed beneath, and most centers include an optional recording sheet.
This packet includes the following Common Core centers:
Dunkin’ Differences (p. 3-17)
2.NBT.B.7 Add and subtract within 1000.
Individual/small group/whole class; practice 2 and 3 digit subtraction with and without regrouping
Comparing Numbers Crossover (p. 18-26)
2.NBT.A.4 Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
2 players; compare 2– and 3-digit numbers
Cherry Picking Place Value (p. 27-30)
2.NBT.A.1 Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones
Individual/small group; identify specified place value
Addition Alley-Oop (p. 31-37)
2.OA.B.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.
Individual/small group; find the missing addend
Odd or Even Slam Dunk (p. 38-46)
2.OA.C.3 Determine whether a group of objects has an odd or even number of members.
Individual/small group; sort 2– and 3-digit numbers into odd or even categories
Air Ball Arrays (p. 47-55)
2.OA.C.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.
Individual/small group; match the arrays with the multiplication equations.
Although they are aligned to the 2nd grade Common Core standards, these activities are also suitable for advanced 1st graders or struggling 3rd graders.
This packet contains 56 pages, including the cover and credits pages.