Sunday, February 5, 2012

Missing Addends & Currently

Call me crazy . . . but I love teaching missing addends! Algebra was always my favorite in high school and I get a cheap thrill out of solving for X! :)  Anyway, my second graders aren't quite there yet so this is as close as it gets. 

Check out these resources I found that are appropriate for elementary kiddos. 

The first one is a Missing Addend worksheet generator. You have students solve for a letter OR a blank so you can differentiate. When I tell my kids that they solve for X in middle school they get really excited about solving for the missing numbers! The website is MathAids.com and they have lots of awesome math resources!

The second resource is a game I found on Mrs. McCumbee's Class blog. The game is called "Salute" and I will let her explain it here.

Also, check out the missing addends match game that I made and posted on my Teachers Pay Teachers Account! It has a space theme and the little aliens are just ADORABLE!
I am also linking up with Farley this week at Oh' Boy 4th Grade. Here is my currently: 
(I am REALLY excited about this by the way because I just learned how to use Paint.Net to edit images!!!!) 


7 comments:

  1. Stopping by to see what you are *CURRENTLY* doing. I'm your newest follower! Stop by when you get a chance! Have a most lovely and blessed week!

    Rebecca
    The Teacher's Chatterbox

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    1. Thank you! I will definitely stop by your blog!

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  2. So glad to find another Math blog! YEA. I'm your newest follower. Check out my new math blog at Treadwells Math Adventures
    I'd love your support!
    -Kara Treadwell

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  3. I just found your blog. That is an act of kindness!!!
    Have a great day!
    ❀Beth Ann❀
    Taming My Flock of Firsties
    bakteach16@gmail.com

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  4. Just found your blog through Michelle at Teach123, from the comment you posted on her post of my Book Linky Party. Feel free to join with the book you mentioned or any other books you enjoy! I'm going to check out the book you mentioned, too. :) I am your newest follower!

    3rdgradetimesinct.blogspot.com

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  5. Visiting from math blog hop and loving both of your resources. I have a pretty capable K girl at home, and she will love a missing addend challenge.

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