# Number of the Day 2nd & 3rd Grade Math Morning Work Binders | Digital & Print

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These reusable Number of the Day Binder pages help you integrate math spiral review into your morning work routine on a consistent basis. Using these binder pages will strengthen your students’ math understanding through daily math modeling and reasoning routines.

The activities in this bundle of 2nd and 3rd grade Number of the Day Binders are designed to use with three-digit and four-digit numbers.

**These reusable number of the day math activities are perfect for:**

★ Daily morning work, bell ringers, bellwork, seat work

★ Daily warm up during math workshop

★ A center during your guided math rotations

★ Routine formative assessment of place value understanding

★ Differentiated place value practice in upper grades

A printable and Google Classroom-ready digital version of each binder are included with your purchase.

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**PEDAGOGY**

One of the greatest challenges we face as teachers is finding enough time for all the instruction we need to fit in. Often times, we feel there is a need to hurry on to the next topic once we see students have reached their learning goal. Unfortunately this (seemingly relentless) need to move on robs many learners of their (infinitely more important) need to go back and review concepts. We learn quickly that in order to make room for the spiral review students need, we need to hit the ground running each morning when they arrive in the classroom.

Looking for the perfect tool to build or review second and third grade math understanding? Discovered your students aren’t retaining the skills introduced during your math units? Searching for a low-prep, engaging routine that boosts your students’ math skills? The four sets of reusable Number of the Day Binder pages in this bundle are a perfect way to address your needs.

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**SETTING UP TO SAVE TIME**

The pages of these binders are designed to be printed once, inserted into page protectors and stored in ½ binders for daily use throughout the school year. Setting up one binder for each student in this way makes it easy for your students to use white board markers to complete their activities, and erase for a fresh start with a new number the next day.

A digital Google Slides version of this resources is also included so you can easily assign this resource to students via Google Classroom.

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**DAILY NUMBER OF THE DAY MORNING WORK ROUTINE**

The routine I’ve used with my second and third graders is as follows. This routine takes about 15 minutes in my classroom, and is completed simultaneously with attendance, homework collection, and any necessary morning check-ins. Please keep in mind, this resource makes it easy for your revise the recommended routine to fit the unique needs of your classroom.

★ Teacher selects a new number between 0-100 each day

★ Students complete multiple pages in their binder (3-4 pages is recommended)

★ After students complete their assigned pages, they tap their head silently to signal they are done

★ Teacher stops by to check binder pages

★ Teacher signals student to tuck their binder away after work has been checked

★ Teacher notes mentally, or in writing which students need follow up instruction related to their place value practice

★ Teacher follows up on misconceptions and mistakes as needed during guided math

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**BOOSTING MATH RIGOR**

When students can count on a consistent format for their spiral review, they can focus more brain power on strengthening their math understanding. The activities in this binder reinforce the variety of math modeling approaches, which transfer to solving more complex math problems in second & third grade, and beyond. The format of each page requires students to manipulate and model today’s number in a variety of ways, further deepening place value understanding.

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**MATH SCAFFOLDING & MATH DIFFERENTIATION MADE EASY**

Introducing each number of the day binder page through an interactive modeling lesson is recommended. First, have students watch and listen as you work through the page with a sample number. Then, display a new number and work through the page together, with your binder on display, and theirs on their lap or desk.

The following day, you can decide if another guided practice session is needed, or if you will walk the room as students work through their page independently. The consistent format of these reusable pages quickly builds students’ confidence with tackling a new number each day.

With several pages to pick from, students who demonstrate mastery of concepts can move on to more advanced/new pages as needed. You can also reduce or increase the number of pages a student completes each day without the need for additional prep work.

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**WHAT'S INCLUDED IN SECOND GRADE BINDER 1 (PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSIONS):**

★ Place Value Models: On page 1, show today’s number using place value blocks and tally marks.

★ Tens Frames and Number Lines: On page 2, show today’s number using tens frames and mark it on a number line.

★ Odd and Even: On page 3, determine if today’s number is odd or even using place value blocks and identify the value of the digit in the ones place.

★ Place Value In Different Forms: On page 4, write the number of the day in a place value chart. Record the number in standard form, expanded form and word form. Identify and record the value of the ones and tens place. The “Writing Numbers In Different Forms” reference sheet on page 5 provides information about expanded, standard and word form and includes a word list of number words.

★ Using A Hundred Chart: On page 6, locate the number of the day on a hundred chart. Determine how many more must be added to today’s number to reach a total of 100. Write a fact family that includes the number of the day. Increase counting fluency by recording ten more, ten less, one more, and one less than the number of the day.

★ Skip Counting: On page 7, exercise skip counting fluency by skip counting by fives and tens using the number of the day as a starting point.

★ Money Values: On page 8, count coins by circling coins that, when added together, have a value equal to today’s number. The “How Much Is It Worth?” reference sheet on page 9 provides information about the value of each coin and how many of each coin are needed to make one dollar.

★ Today’s Time: On page 10, record today’s time in analog and digital format. Record the time one hour prior to today’s time and one hour from today’s time. Record an activity that would reasonably be done in the A.M. and P.M. hours at today’s time. Calculate how many minutes will pass from the today’s time until the next full hour. On page 11, the “Reading A Clock” reference page provides information about how to read a clock and record times in digital format.

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**WHAT'S INCLUDED IN SECOND GRADE BINDER 2 (PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSIONS):**

★ Place Value Models: On page 1, show the number of the day using place value blocks and use reasoning skills to figure out how many tens are needed to make the number of hundreds found in today’s number and how many ones are needed to make the number of tens found in today’s number.

★ Place Value In Different Forms: On page 2, write the number of the day in a place value chart. Record the number in standard form, expanded form and word form. Identify and record the value of the ones, tens, hundred and thousands place. The “Writing Numbers In Different Forms” reference sheet on page 3 provides information about expanded, standard and word form and includes a word list of number words.

★ Odds and Evens: On page 4, determine if the number of the day is odd or even. Skip count forward and backward by 10 and 100, using today’s number as a starting point. Mark today’s number on a number line.

★ Comparing Numbers: On page 5, rearrange the digits in today’s number to make new numbers with different values. Compare the new numbers to today’s number using standard comparison symbols.

★ Skip Counting: On page 6, exercise skip counting fluency by skip counting by fives, tens, and hundreds using the number of the day as a starting point.

★ Add, Subtract, and Compare: On page 7, use spinners to determine which multiples of 10 or 100 will be added/subtracted to/from today’s number. Order the sums/differences from least to greatest and from greatest to least.

★ Money Values: On page 8, count coins and bills by circling coins and bills that, when added together, have a value equal to today’s number. The “How Much Is It Worth?” reference sheet on page 9 provides information about the value of each coin and how many of each coin are needed to make one dollar.

★ Today’s Time: On page 10, record today’s time in analog and digital format. Record the time one hour prior to today’s time and one hour from today’s time. Record an activity that would reasonably be done in the A.M. and P.M. hours at today’s time. Calculate how many minutes will pass from the today’s time until the next full hour. On page 11, the “Reading A Clock” reference page provides information about how to read a clock and record times in digital format.

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**WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIRD GRADE BINDER 1 (PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSIONS):**

★ Place Value In Different Forms: On page 1, write the number of the day in a place value chart Record the number in standard form, expanded form and word form. Identify and record the value of the ones, tens, hundred and thousands place. On page 2, the “Writing Numbers In Different Forms” reference page provides information about expanded, standard and word form and includes a word list of number words.

★ Comparing Numbers: On page 3, rearrange the digits in today’s number to make new numbers with different values. Compare the new numbers to today’s number using standard comparison symbols.

★ Ordering Numbers: On page 4, use spinners to determine which two and three digit numbers will be added or subtracted to/from today’s number. Order the sums/differences from least to greatest, and from greatest to least.

★ Rounding To The Nearest 10: On page 5, round today’s number to the nearest 10. Identify other numbers that can and cannot be rounded to the same number. Focus on the tens place when identifying a halfway number.

★ Rounding To The Nearest 100: On page 6, round today’s number to the nearest 100. Identify other numbers that can and cannot be rounded to the same number. Focus on the hundreds place when identifying a halfway number.

★ Rounding To The Nearest 1,000: On page 7, round today’s number to the nearest 1,000. Identify other numbers that can and cannot be rounded to the same number. Focus on the thousands place when identifying a halfway number.

★ Multi-Digit Addition: On page 8, rearrange the digits in today’s number to make the number with greatest possible value. Practice multi-digit addition by adding the new number to today’s number. Practice mental math by adding 10 more, 100 more, and 1,000 more to today’s number.

★ Multi-Digit Subtraction: On page 9, rearrange the digits in today’s number to make the number with greatest least value. Practice multi-digit subtraction by subtracting the new number from today’s number. Practice mental math by subtracting 10 less, 100 less, and 1,000 less from today’s number.

★ Modeling Arrays: On page 10, use the digits of today’s number to determine how many rows and columns should be included in two array models. Write the repeated addition sentence, related multiplication sentence, and fact family for each array.

★ Today’s Time On page 11, record today’s time in analog and digital format. Record the time one hour prior to today’s time and one hour from today’s time. Record an activity that would reasonably be done in the A.M. and P.M. hours at today’s time. Calculate how many minutes will pass from the today’s time until the next full hour. On page 12, the “Reading A Clock” reference page provides information about how to read a clock and record times in digital format.

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**WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIRD GRADE BINDER 2 (PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSIONS):**

★ Modeling Arrays: On page 1, use the digits of today’s number to determine how many rows and columns should be included in two array models. Write the repeated addition sentence, related multiplication sentence, and fact family for each array.

★ Multiplication Properties: On pages 2 & 3, use the digits of today’s number to create a model and write a multiplication equation representing each property of multiplication including Associative Property, Distributive Property, Commutative Property, Identity Property, and Zero Property. The “Properties of Multiplication” reference sheet on page 4 provides information about each multiplication property.

★ Multiplication Fact Fluency On pages 5-8, complete a 12x12 multiplication table that has been divided into quadrants. Have students complete all four quadrants daily, or work on one or two quadrants a day depending on their level of multiplication fact fluency.

★ Multiplying by Multiples of 10: On page 9, build fluency when multiplying by multiples of 10. Use one digit from today’s number and multiply that digit by all multiples of 10 from 10 to 120.

★ Factor Tree Challenge: On page 10, create a factor tree using two digits from today’s number. Please note, this page requires more advanced multiplication skills. Therefore, you may opt to reserve it for your advanced learners, or add it later in the year as you see fit.

★ Modeling Fractions: On pages 11 & 12, create two fractions using the digits of today’s number. Model each fraction using pie fraction frames. Represent each fraction on a number line by dividing a blank number line into equal parts based on the denominator of each fraction, then locating each fraction on the number line created.

★ Comparing Fractions: On page 13, compare the fractions created on pages 11 & 12 using a fraction strip model. Use the fraction strip model to write a comparison number sentence.

★ Modeling Area & Perimeter: On page 14, use the digits of today’s number to create two rectangle models. Find the area and perimeter of each rectangle.

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**NUMBER OF THE DAY DIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:**

**★ Number of the Day Binder 2nd and 3rd Grade Differentiation BUNDLE**

**★ Second Grade Number of the Day Binder 1 (included in this resource)**

**★ Second Grade Number of the Day Binder 2 (included in this resource)**

**★ Second Grade Number of the Day Binder BUNDLE**

**★ Third Grade Number of the Day Binder 1 (included in this resource)**

**★ Third Grade Number of the Day Binder 2 (included in this resource)**

**★ Third Grade Number of the Day Binder BUNDLE**

**★ Fourth Grade Number of the Day Binder**

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