Whole Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division: Reproducible Skill Builders and High Order Thinking Activities Based on NCTM Standards

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Because today's elementary math curriculum exposes students to such a wide variety of concepts and skills, many of which are abstract and complex, educators continue to search for new and better ways to improve concept comprehension and skills mastery. Essentially, teachers desire meaningful practice materials that will help students connect what they learn with real-life situations. Designed to achieve specific objectives and presented in a fun, reproducible format, the activities in the Masterminds Math Series ...
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Overview

Because today's elementary math curriculum exposes students to such a wide variety of concepts and skills, many of which are abstract and complex, educators continue to search for new and better ways to improve concept comprehension and skills mastery. Essentially, teachers desire meaningful practice materials that will help students connect what they learn with real-life situations. Designed to achieve specific objectives and presented in a fun, reproducible format, the activities in the Masterminds Math Series have been developed to meet this need. Masterminds Whole Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division makes even the most difficult concept easier for students to grasp. Specific vocabulary is used consistently throughout this resource so students become familiar with the correct terminology. The useful, fun exercises in Masterminds Whole Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division will help students learn and use whole numbers as they develop math skills in a meaningful sense.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865306042
  • Publisher: Incentive Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Series: Masterminds Riddle Math Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,087,990
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Table of Contents

Finding the Correlation Between Math and the "Real" World
What if 1
Searching the World for Numbers 2
Ordering Numbers
From Smallest to Largest 3
Adding: Using Pictures
Where is a frog's favorite place to prop up her feet? (On a toadstool) 4
Practicing Addition and Subtraction Facts
Clowning Around 5
Families of Facts 6
Up, Up, and Away In My Hot Air Balloon 7
Let's Try It with Dominoes! 8
The Doggie and Bone Show 9
Poor Farmer Johnson! 10
Find the Winning Numbers 11
Where is that Ostrich? 12
Tic-Tac-Toe 13
Skip Counting and Patterning with whole Numbers
Skip Counting 14
Making It to the Finish Line! 15
What five letter word has six left when two letters are taken away? (The word sixty) 16
Dot to Dot Mania 17
Distinguishing Between Odd and Even Numbers
Pinwheels 18
Writing a Variety of Names for Numbers
Name that Number! 19
Adding with More than One Addend
What did the sad and lonely owl say? (Who who cares?) 20
Magic Squares 21
Finding Distances Between Numbers
What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries? (A towel) 22
Using Number Grids 23
Calculator "Thinks" 24
Going on a Number Hunt! 25
Comparing Whole Numbers
Is it [geater than sign] or [less than sign]? 26
Determining Order in Whole Numbers
What kind of large truck is used to carry a load of pigs? (An eighteen squealer) 27
Why did the corn go to the doctor? (It had an earache) 28
Adding with No Regrouping
If a ghost made a mistake, what would you call it? (It would be a boo boo) 29
Adding with No Regrouping and Regrouping
When farmers want to start a race, what do they say? (Ready, set, hoe!) 30
What does a sidewalk become in an ice storm? (A slide walk) 31
What belongs to you but other people use it more than you do? (Your name) 32
What does a dentist call his x-rays? (They're known as tooth pics) 33
Subtracting with No Regrouping
Why was the teacher cross-eyed? (She couldn't control her pupils) 34
Subtracting with Regrouping
Where is an astronaut's favorite place on a computer? (The space bar) 35
What does a train say when it sneezes? (It goes ahh- choo choo) 36
What do you call a boy named Lee who wants to be by himself all the time? (Lone-ly) 37
Subtracting with No Regrouping and Regrouping
What time is spelled forward and backward yet remains the same? (It is the word "noon") 38
Skip Counting with Larger Numbers
Dot to Dot Super Challenge 39
Adding and Subtracting with Regrouping
Why did the turkey get to join the rock band? (He had the drumsticks) 40
Using the Calculator for Checking Accuracy
I Spy! 41
Patterning with Whole Numbers
Leap Frog 42
We Go Together! 43
Giving Word Names for Numberals
What do ghosts wear when it rains? (They wear boooots) 44
What did the big chimney say to the little chimney? (You are too young to smoke) 45
Practicing with Place Value
What's in a Picture? 46
Using the Hundreds Chart: Activity 1 and Activity 2 47
Hundreds Chart 48
What is five Q and five Q? (Ten Q. You're welcome) 49
Practicing Multiplication Facts
Jumbled Number Facts 50
Multiplication Magic Squares 51
Cross Number Puzzle 52
Awesome Arrays 53
Multiplication Tic-Tac-Toe 54
Multiplication Made Easy with Arrays 55
Multiplying Single-Digit Numbers
What do you call someone who walks around with a dictionary? (Smarty pants) 56
Solving Multiplication Story Problems
What's the hardest thing about learning to ice skate? (The ice) 57
Multiplying with No Regrouping
After you chop down trees, then what do you do with them? (Chop them up) 58
What beans do not grow in a garden? (Jellybeans) 59
Multiplying with Regrouping
Why did the man's spaghetti fall apart? (The chef forgot the tomato paste) 60
Why are wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets considered above average insects? (Because they are bee students) 61
What did the mama broom say to the baby broom? (Go to sweep) 62
Practicing Families of Facts for Multiplication and Division
Families of Facts! 63
What does a monster eat after the dentist pulls his tooth? (He eats the dentist) 64
Finding Quotients
What's the best time of the year to use a trampoline? (Springtime) 65
Logical Thinking Exercises and Brain Ticklers 66
Case 1 You're the Detective: Which years do kangaroos like the best? (Leap years) 67
Case 2 You're the Detective: What will not speak unless it is spoken to and cannot be seen but only heard? (An echo) 68
Case 3 You're the Detective: What occurs once in every minute, twice in every moment, but not once in a thousand years? (The Letter M) 69
What's in a Shape? 70
The Muncher 71
The Muncher No. 2 72
Magic Square Super Challenge 73
It's a Telephone Scavenger Hunt! 74
The Secret Is in the Arrow 75
The Secret Is in the Arrow No. 2-When does Thursday come before Tuesday? (In the dictionary) 76
Chart 1: 0-99 77
What is the most popular board game ever played? (Monopoly) 78
What did the spider do on the computer? (Made a web site) 79
Brain Ticklers 80
Brain Tickler No. 2 81
Brain Tickler No. 3-Hit the Target 82
Brain Tickler No. 4-30s Mania 83
The In-Out Super Challenge 84
The In-Out Super Challenge No. 2 85
Simply A-MAZ-ing!! 86
Drabbles and Narps 87
Answer Key 88
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