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Bridges in Mathematics Grade 2

Unit 1 – Figure the Facts

Bonds of Ten – Build combinations to ten with pipe sections to set a whale free.

Double Decker Bus – Click and drag to put the right number of children on a bus. Windows resemble a double five frame and encourage students to explore combinations to ten. Click “check number” to make the bus go.

How Many Under the Shell – Allow Adobe on this site- After viewing bubbles under a shell, bubbles are added or subtracted from the total and students must determine how many are left.

Jet Ski Addition – Move jet ski along by solving addition problems. Choose the correct answer from 4 given choices. Play against other online players or the computer.

Math Lines – Race to pair numbers that add up to 10. Or select this version of Math Lines and choose your own target number.

Number Fact Bingo – Choose from 6 bingo games–highlighting a variety of math strands–to use with an entire class. Print the bingo game cards and use an online machine to select the numbers. Combines desktop and online resources.

Number Twins – Find pairs that make 10 (or select any number between 4 and 15).

Subtraction Blast – Subtract either 2 or 3 from a number as many times as desired and get to 0 as quickly as possible.

Bridge Doubles – Double numbers 1-10 to complete a series of bridge spans.

Connect Sums – Click on values that add up to target sum. Clicked items must be next to each other. Values can be shown as dice, numbers, or money.

Dinosaur Dentist – Use knowledge of doubles plus or minus one to remove the dinosaur’s bad tooth.

Number Fact Bingo – Choose from 6 bingo games–highlighting a variety of math strands–to use with an entire class. Print the bingo game cards and use an online machine to select the numbers. Combines desktop and online resources.

Robin Hood Archery Doubles – See a number, then click the double on the archery board. Up to 10+10. Try Robin Hood Doubles Beyond 10 for doubles greater than 10+10.

 

Unit 2 – Place Value & Measurement with Jack’s Beanstalks

Partitioning Numbers – View a visual model of tens and units and click on the number represented.

Shark Numbers – Given three numbers, look at the base ten pieces and click on the bubble that shows that number. Shark bites the boat if incorrect.

Shark Pool Place Value – Look at the base ten pieces and click on the bubble that shows that number. In this game there are many numbers to choose from.

Dinosaur Train: How Big Are You – Estimate and measure the length of dinosaurs in non-standard units.

Catapult Count On – Add a single digit to a double digit to jump to the next multiple of ten on a number line and destroy a castle. Pull down on the catapult to adjust the number added on the number line. Check “hide jumps” to use mental math. See help video for demo

Techno Tortoise – Add 2 numbers by moving a turtle along a number line using -1, +1, +5, or +10. Most problems are multi-digit. Site includes a demonstrator tool that could be used by teachers for whole group instruction. In the game mode, 5 correct answers results in a quick non-math, video-like activity.

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

Doorway Odd and Even – Variety of odd and even math games include: pairing shoes, sorting ladybug spots, painting houses by number, selecting odd or even numbered eggs.

Fish Counting – Count by 2s to select the fish that comes next

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

 

Unit 3 – Addition & Subtraction Within One Hundred

Grouping & Grazing – Count, add, & subtract to move cows into corrals. Corral in groups of 5 or 10.

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

Techno Tortoise – Add 2 numbers by moving a turtle along a number line using -1, +1, +5, or +10. Most problems are multi-digit. Site includes a demonstrator tool that could be used by teachers for whole group instruction. In the game mode, 5 correct answers results in a quick non-math, video-like activity.

Whack a Mole – Select the number in a counting sequence. Game can be set for any start number and any counting-by sequence.

Catapult Count On – Add a single digit to a double digit to jump to the next multiple of ten on a number line and destroy a castle. Pull down on the catapult to adjust the number added on the number line. Check “hide jumps” to use mental math. See help video for demo.

 

Unit 4 – Measurement

Inches to Feet – Match measurements in inches to their equivalent in inches and feet. Involves mental computation that might be challenging for some students.

Measurement Mania: U.S. Customary – Show conversions between inches, feet, and yards on a sliding number line. Involves mental computation that might be challenging for some students..

Yards to Feet – Match measurements in feet to their equivalent in yards and feet. Involves mental computation that might be challenging for some students.

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

Unit 5 – Place Value to One Thousand

Shark Numbers – Given three numbers, look at the base ten pieces and click on the bubble that shows that number. Shark bites the boat if incorrect.

Coin Box – Variety of activities to count, collect, exchange, and make change for coins. From NCTM. Use as a whole group activity until students are familiar with the various features. Also see coin resources from the U.S. Mint.

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

Whack a Mole – Select the number in a counting sequence. Game can be set for any start number and any counting-by sequence.

Doorway Odd and Even – Variety of odd and even math games include: pairing shoes, sorting ladybug spots, painting houses by number, selecting odd or even numbered eggs.

Patch Tool – Drag and drop virtual pattern blocks: arrange blocks to create designs, build sequences, or fill in a puzzle (similar to a tangram puzzle).

 

Unit 6 – Geometry

Concentration – Click on the desired mode to play a game in which you match each shape, array, percent, or fraction visual with its name. The game will play an audio recording of the name.

Patch Tool – Drag and drop virtual pattern blocks: arrange blocks to create designs, build sequences, or fill in a puzzle (similar to a tangram puzzle).

Shape Lab – Help a cartoon scientist finish his project by handing him the shapes with the right characteristics. Students will need to be able to read the clues or have a helper read them aloud.

Polygon Playground – Drag shapes to explore polygons and create pictures, tessellations, symmetrical objects, and patterns.

Tessellate! – Start with a triangle, rectangle or hexagon. Make alterations to the shape, assign colors, and then watch as a tessellation is created with your shape.

Tessellations.org – This site is devoted to exploring tessellations with young students. It includes galleries of students’ tessellations, background information, and activities.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Half – Find 13 different ways to show one-half by highlighting 4 out of 8 congruent triangles that are arranged in a square..

 

Unit 7 – Measurement, Fractions & Multi-Digit Computation with Hungry Ants

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

Measurement Game: Centimeters – View a red line next to a centimeter ruler and select the correct answer from four options.

Techno Tortoise – Add 2 numbers by moving a turtle along a number line using -1, +1, +5, or +10. Most problems are multi-digit. Site includes a demonstrator tool that could be used by teachers for whole group instruction. In the game mode, 5 correct answers results in a quick non-math, video-like activity.

Coin Box – Variety of activities to count, collect, exchange, and make change for coins. From NCTM. Use as a whole group activity until students are familiar with the various features. Also see coin resources from the U.S. Mint.

Dolphin Feed Counting Money – Click on coins to equal an amount of money shown in numerical form. Includes collections over $1.00.

Compare Money Amounts – Look at two sets of coins and determine which has the greater value. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

Count Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes – Add the value of a coin collection and type in answer. Audio option. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

Count Pennies, Nickels, Dimes, and Quarters – Count mixed collections of coins in this quiz format. Audio option. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

Equivalent Coins – Look at a set of coins and choose the group of coins that shows the same amount. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

How Much is the Coin Worth? – View a coin and identify its value. Audio option. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

 

Unit 8 – Measurement, Data & Multi-Digit Computation with Marble Rolls.

Mr. Nussbaum’s Graph Master – Students create a bar graph, line graph, and pie chart based on data collected from classmates. The program then asks them eight multiple choice questions based on the data entered. Suggested ages: 7-12.

Inches to Feet – Match measurements in inches to their equivalent in inches and feet. Involves mental computation that might be challenging for some students.

Pictograms – View a variety of picture graphs and answer the related questions.

 

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