Math Extensions allow students to play an active role in their learning. The activities in this resource can be used to introduce or practice the Georgia Standards of Excellence:
MGSE1.OA.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.
What's My Bus Number? includes two types of strategies:
Activities involving the commutative property has three levels. Level 1 provides addition sentences within 5. Level 2 provides addition sentences within 12. Level 3 provides addition sentences within 20. Students can practice each level using the 24 cards. Activities involving the associative property has two levels. Level 1 provides addition sentences within 12. Level 2 provides addition sentences within 20. Students can practice each level using the 16 cards. The teacher can administer the corresponding response sheet for a formative assessment.
Keywords: Whitney Kicklighter, first grade, commutative property, associative property, operations and algebraic thinking, math extensions