Math Vocabulary Riddle Activities

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K - 1st, Homeschool
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Build and practice your students' math vocabulary with this set of 20 riddle cards and related activities for math tools and terms. Solve a riddle a day to give your students daily practice with comprehension skills: inferring, & identifying and answering key questions.

Use this set of 20 math vocabulary riddle cards and activities in kindergarten and first grade…

* As a whole class or small group activity, to demonstrate how to integrate the information in the clues and use the information to eliminate incorrect choices

* As a pocket chart center read, solve, and match activity

* As a small group or math center game, with the board game that is included (uses the same vocabulary).

* As the basis for a riddle writing activity using the included template

* Connect math and literacy with the picture/word matching cards set

Here's the math vocabulary included in this resource:







even numbers



greater than








ten frame



Front-loading vocabulary with intentional teaching will help your new readers as they head into more difficult texts.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.


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