Solving problems mentally doesn’t have to be confusing for your first and 2nd grade students! These 100 mental math problems for addition and subtraction are differentiated to match students’ abilities. There are 5 different levels that will build students’ mental math fluency from very simple to more difficult. AMAZINGLY EFFECTIVE!
These task cards are meant to be read aloud or used with the included game. When used in the game, students see all of the steps at once and are able to compose and decompose the numbers in different ways to get their answers! It makes a great partner game.
There are 3 different levels of play for the game. You may choose the level most appropriate and progress through levels throughout the year.
There are many ways that these task cards can be used. Suggestions are included!
⭐ All of the task cards encourage students to use mental math to solve multistep problems. Your students will increase their fact fluency with these problems while also building number sense and having great fun!
⭐ The problems in this resource involve addition and subtraction operations within 20 only.
⭐ Also great for math conversations!
▶️ Here’s What’s Included
- Detailed Teacher Notes and Tips
- Math Tools for Support and Increasing Mental Math Efficiency
- 3 Differentiated Games with Spinners and Directions
- 20 Addition – 2 steps
- 20 Subtraction – 2 steps
- 20 Mixed Addition & Subtraction – 2 steps
- 20 Mixed Addition & Subtraction – 3 steps
- 10 Mixed Addition & Subtraction – Problems #1 through #10 – 3 steps
- 10 Mixed Addition & Subtraction – Problems #11 through #20 – 4 steps
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Have fun Mathing!
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