These math activities are perfect for your early-finishers to work on while your class is studying any subject in math! This pack focuses on the CCSS math practices, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, rounding, place value, and fractions, but you can use any of these activities at any time during the year. By nature, all of these projects are differentiated; your students will create finished products based on their current abilities.
Everyone loves to play “I Have, Who Has?” in their classroom, but it takes MUCH more skill to create an “I Have, Who Has?” game than it does to play one. If your kids are familiar with how the game works, these challenging enrichment activities will address many Common Core State Standards while helping your students build many problem-solving skills.
With almost no prep, this is very teacher-friendly! The only materials you need are index cards/construction paper cut into cards and a few copies. You might choose to supply your students with one or two “I Have, Who Has?” games to use as a mentor when they create their game, but this is not necessary. Students should already be very familiar with how the game works when they begin this project. Here's an added bonus: if you use your students’ games during whole-class instruction or Morning Meeting, you will really support your sense of community within your classroom, and you will have additional classroom math tools to use! Your students will be creating possible enrichment activities for other students when they make these games also.
These will be rather difficult projects for some students—resist the urge to help them as much as you possibly can. They are capable of doing this independently, and they will learn a lot about checking over their own work if they complete this on their own.
This product addresses many standards, but every one of the included activities in this bundle addresses the following Common Core State Standards:
CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6 Attend to precision.
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