Have your students “cover” a whole year's worth of math skills with this MEGA Pack of 39 engaging and fun standards-based activities. The Math Skills Cover Ups MEGA Pack includes all the math mat activities from the Grade 2 series. Buy the MEGA Pack and save over 35% when compared to buying each individual set in the Grade 2 series.
Math Skills Cover Ups are easy to use which makes them perfect for small groups or independent work during centers. These activities are LOW PREP – simply print out the work mats along with the corresponding answer cards! Instructions are intuitive; students think and work to match answer cards to problems or pictures on the work mat. When all spaces on the work mat are covered, teachers or student partners can easily check the answers using the answer keys provided.
Skills are presented in a chronological order; later concepts are built or extended from earlier ones, however, it is not necessary to complete the activities in order. Familiar layouts for each activity student independence as they quickly learn how to use the work mats and then replicate the activities on their own.
Math Skills Cover Ups can be used as formative assessments or incorporated into RTI protocols. Though these activities specifically target grade 2 math standards, many can be used as enrichment for first grade students or as remediation for third grade students. Math Skills Cover Ups can be another tool to help meet the needs of your students and differentiate their instruction. They can also be used as mini lessons for reinforcing or even introducing math skills.
The set of activities in this MEGA Pack cover the following skills:
1) Addition Number Sentence Meaning
2) Addition Word Problems
3) The Meaning of Subtraction
4) Subtraction as Missing Parts
5) Subtraction Word Problems
6) Fact Families and Other Addition Strategies
7) Arrays and Repeated Addition Concepts
8) Place Value to 100 and 1,000 - Models, Expanded Form, Comparing Numbers and Ordering Numbers
9) Mental Addition and Subtraction
10) Adding and Subtracting 2- and 3-digit numbers
11) Geometry - Solid Shapes, Polygons, Composing Shapes and Fractions
(Standards 2.OA.1, 2.OA.2, 2.OA.4, 2.NBT.1, 2.NBT.2, 2.NBT.3, 2.NBT.4, 2.NBT.5, 2.NBT.7, 2.NBT.9, 2.MD.8, 2.G.1, 2.G.3)
The two work mats for each skill are labeled “A” or “B” and have identical answers. However, the answers on each mat are positioned differently to encourage independent work when students are working in close proximity to one another. To make lesson planning easy, the work mats are labeled with Common Core math standards and a title describing the skill.
After using Math Skills Cover Ups, your students will want to cover all their math skills using these activities!