Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions

Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
Travel Math Challenges & Brainteasers-Fast Finishers, Centers, HW, Extensions
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Use these PRINT and GO travel themed math activities to challenge your high flying 2nd and 3rd grade students all year long. Includes 26 NO PREP math printables with answer keys you can use for math centers, homework, fast finishers, small groups, number talks, math contracts, or whole class problem solving! Perfect for integrating math and social studies, to use during a travel themed read aloud, or for a travel/around the world themed classroom!

Travel themes include: passports, the beach, photographs, packing, sightseeing, airplanes, road trips, and famous landmarks {Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal, the Parthenon, the Statue of Liberty, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the London Eye}.

Recommended as a challenge for grades 2-3.

Included in this pack:
13 Math Challenges
*Passport Stamps (Adding one and two-digit numbers within 30, logical thinking)
*Beach Reads (Place value to 3 digits, logical thinking)
*Snappin’ Pics (Adding and subtracting 2 and 3-digit numbers, logical thinking)
*Packing Plan (Finding all possible combinations, organizing work)
*Sun, Sand, and Sunscreen (Time, counting 30 minute increments)
*Travel Size Me (Adding and subtracting money within $10.00, counting change)
*Split Up Sightseeing (Determining total group given fractional parts)
*Stair Climbers (Adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers)
*Big Ben (Adding multiple 1 and 2-digit numbers, defining hours in 1 day)
*The London Eye (Repeated addition or multiplication with 2-digit numbers)
*The Eiffel Tower (Repeated addition with 1 and 4-digit numbers, organizing work)
*The Taj Majal (Subtraction with 4-digit numbers, repeated addition/multiplication with 2-digit numbers)
*The Parthenon (Repeated addition or multiplication with 2-digit numbers, visualizing/map drawing)

All math challenges come with a lined page for written responses focused on strategies students used to solve the problem

13 Brainteasers
*Ready for Takeoff (Logical thinking, guess and check)
*Determine the Destination (Logical thinking, time, guess and check)
*Seat Assignments (Logical thinking, guess and check)
*Passport Order #1 (Logical thinking, guess and check)
*Passport Order #2 (Logical thinking, guess and check)
*See the Sights Sentences #1 (Addition and subtraction within 20, balancing equations)
*See the Sights Sentences #2 (Addition and subtraction within 100, balancing equations)
*ROAD Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
*TRIP Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
*TRAVEL Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
*GUIDES Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
*CRUISE Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
*LANDMARKS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, most difficult)

Also includes
*Student resource page with common conversions and extra info students might need to help solve these problems. Perfect to use for homework or centers!
*Answer keys for every problem!

Check out the preview to see all challenges, brainteasers, and answer keys.

If you'd like to try three math challenges for FREE, check out my Math Challenges and Brainteasers Freebie.

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Katie
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Here are a few ideas for how you might use these challenges and brainteasers in your own classroom:

*Use these as extension activities for math contracts. Make a pack of challenge problems for advanced students to use as a fast finisher or during certain in-class math lessons when they’ve already mastered the material. You can read more about this strategy and receive a free editable math contract at my blog HERE.

*Use a challenge or brainteaser as a homework option for students who need a challenge, or let them replace a simple homework assignment with the challenge to show parents how well you’re differentiating.

*Use a math challenge or brainteaser as a “number talk” problem to start out your daily math class. Work through it as a class or let students work in partners or small groups to talk through it and solve it together.

*Give a challenge or brainteaser to a small group of students as one of their independent math workshop rotations or use them with your advanced small math group rotation.

*Use the problems as an independent practice activity during a unit on problem solving strategies (guess and check, work backwards, etc.) or attacking a multi-step problem.

*Keep a stack of challenge problems in your classroom fast finisher area for any student who wants a challenge.

*Choose one or two challenge problems for the month and reward any student who can solve both. You can put these on a bulletin board or have them available as additional incentives.

*Use the travel themed challenges as a way to integrate math with social studies or during a read aloud with themes of travel or adventure.

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