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Build math skills, vocabulary, inference, and use of key details with this set of 120 spiral review math task cards for grades one and two. When you use a card or two every day, this resource is a great way to keep concepts and vocabulary sharp!
Each of the cards has a three-clue riddle whose answer is a number from one to 120.
Here's a sample riddle:
I'm between 35 and 45.
I have 3 tens.
My digits total nine.
What am I?
Here are some ways to use the cards with your class!
- Use a card as the basis for a daily number talk.
- Solve a card every day right before you start your math lesson, as a warm-up and to get your students focused. This is a great option for online lessons, too!
- In whole group or small group lessons, the cards can be used for a game with the pocket chart or a 1-120 chart. (directions card included).
- In a small group or with partners, they can be used with a printable number grid activity (directions card and grid included). They're also great for a traditional game of war ... who has the higher number?
- For independent work, they can be used with the included solve-and-color page.
- Use the riddles for a great 100th Day of School activity!
- Use them as task cards or for a Read the Room activity - keep your little mathematicians moving for better learning!
Please note that this set uses only US coins. If you teach in a school outside the US, click here to see this riddle set with all references to coins removed. It's also a great choice if you prefer math riddles that you can use earlier in the year in first grade!
In order to be successful with the riddle cards, your students should be familiar with odd/even, tens and ones, US coins (pennies, nickels, dimes), and comparison signs for equalities and inequalities.
For additional support as needed, this set also includes a themed 120 chart in two versions, full color and blackline.
To allow more independent use in math centers, this resource also includes an answer key.
All 120 riddles in this set are completely different than those in Set 1. Click to see Set 1, and read the comments to get lots of great ideas for using these riddle cards! 120 Riddles for the 120 Chart, Set 1
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