Reptiles and amphibians take center stage as students solve math story problems related to each animal classification. They will gain knowledge of their unique characteristics, habitats, eating patterns and other traits as they solve math story problems.
14 Math Task Cards (20 questions total)
1 Answer Key
1 Student Answer Document
1 Research Outline (for student to take notes)
1 Lined Composition Page (for student to write composition)
1 Mini Poster (for learning station)
* based on 3rd grade TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills)
(state mandated curriculum for Texas)
~Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning
~Patterns, relationships and algebraic thinking
~Geometry and spacial reasoning
~Underlying processes and mathematical tools
* some logical thinking problems are thrown in for added challenge
* Homework Packet
* Interactive Math Journals
* Morning Work
* Math Night
* RtI (Response to Intervention)
* Work Stations
* average 3rd grade student (mid year)
* advanced 2nd grade math student
* mathematically challenged 4th & 5th grade students
Please examine the sample problems below to be sure the reading & math level works for your class or specific situation.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Example of More Challenging Problem
If 6 chameleons grew to their full length of 12 inches,
how many total yards long would they grow?
Example of Less Challenging Problem
A local zoo has 3 displays of Poison Dart Frogs with 8 frogs in each. 2
other displays contain 5 frogs. What are the total number of frogs in all 5 displays?
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