Engage your students with exciting bits of history as they are challenged with various math tasks for the month of February. Each task card includes a historical fact that occurred during the month as well as one or two math problems related to the fact.
For example: (February 1938)
Walt Disney released his first full length movie, Snow White.
In addition, these cards address multiple Common Core standards and are written in a format that is based on the STAAR test (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness.
* advanced 2nd grade math students
* average 3rd grade math students
* 4th & 5th grade math students who might benefit from intervention
~ 12 task cards with a total of 20 questions
~ student answer document
~ answer key
~ optional "mini" timeline provided for display at a work station
* Homework Packet
* Interactive Math Journals
* Morning Work
* Math Night
* RtI (Response to Intervention)
* Work Stations / Bulletin Boards
Format for questions are based on the most current released STAAR test (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness).
3rd Grade Common Core Standards Addressed
~ Operations and Algebraic Thinking
~ Numbers and Operations in Base
~ Measurement and Data
Example Question... Less Challenging
~ Johannes Gutenberg University opened in 1477 in Mainz, Germany. How many years was this after the death of Johannes Gutenberg?
Example Question.... More Challenging
According to tradition, if the groundhog comes out of his hole and sees his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter weather. If he does see his shadow, how many more DAYS of winter weather can be expected?