Summer Math Skill Sharpeners for Incoming 3rd Graders

SamizdatMath
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2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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13 pages
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This packet includes a cover letter for parents that describes the importance of doing math over the summer break, and features a handy chart with a list of the 6 games that are part of this pack, along with a checklist for the dates when they are played. If the child follows the chart, he/she will have practiced math over 50 times during the summer.

There are 6 games in the packet, which can be played as partners. They practice addition, subtraction, place value and estimation, and includes games about logic and probability.

• Close to 20, Close to 100: students take 4 cards, and choose 3 of them to make an addition problem that comes out close to 20; for the Close to 100 game, students choose 5 cards, and use 4 of them to create and addition problem that gets close to 100.

• Close to 0: Students choose 5 cards and use 4 of them to get a subtraction problem that is close to 0.

• Picos, Fermis and Bagels: A game of deductive reasoning that is similar to "Mastermind." This includes a description of the game and record sheets to help players remember which numbers and answers have been played.

• PIG! The classic game of probability and addition; includes a few variations.

• By The Digits: a game about place value where players take turns selecting a digit card and placing it in the ones or tens place. After 6 rounds, the ones and tens are added up to see how close it is to a target number.

• Salute! A partner game where students practice addition facts by placing digit on their foreheads.

Includes a template for a set of digit cards that can be printed and cut out for use in the games.
Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 months
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