# Open ended maths

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Math Word Problem Task Cards. Includes 80 different addition, subtraction, multiplication and division cards suited to kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Includes 3 word problem mat options.

Kids have a lot of misconceptions about capacity, and they can really only be cleared up through hands-on exploration. Sadly, I don't think they get opportunities for this like we did when we were kids. Instead of playing in a sand box or with cups and bowls in the bathtub, kids are playing with iPads and Wii's. And so many districts (mine included) are taking away sand and water tables from kindergarten, in favor of more "rigor." Because of this, kids are not building the schema necessary…

An open ended mathematics question to help students explore the concept of fractions of a group. Students can choose how many flowers in the garden but can be challenged to choose a number that is a multiple of 4.

Addition and subtraction word problem printable worksheets for Kindergarten and First Grade.

Challenge your students with open-ended math questions for journals and do-nows with this June packet for first and second graders. Open-ended journal prompts: why are they important?Over the last few years, I've made the switch to ALL Open-Ended Journal prompts. Why? Because it allows the kids to d...

UPDATE Summer 2018: All Open-Ended packets have been updated, added lots of pages AND if you buy the bundle, not only do you save a lot of money, you also get the questions organized by UNITS! My truly fabo math supervisor held an in-service to address using open-ended questions in the younger grades. During the first five minutes, she asked us to share some journal entries we were currently using. One I shared: I have 10 cookies. 7 are chocolate chip. How many are sugar? I thought it was…

These fun open ended mathematics task cards help students develop flexible problem solving skills.

An open ended place value task. The students' range of answers give the teacher an insight into their understanding of this tricky concept.

Things that come in 2's - open ended questions

Lesson plans, activities and ideas for kindergarten classrooms, including math problem-solving, reading workshop, writer's workshop, inquiry-based science journals, literacy centers and more!

UPDATE Summer 2018: All Open-Ended packets have been updated, added lots of pages AND if you buy the bundle, not only do you save a lot of money, you also get the questions organized by UNITS! My truly fabo math supervisor held an in-service to address using open-ended questions in the younger grades. During the first five minutes, she asked us to share some journal entries we were currently using. One I shared: I have 10 cookies. 7 are chocolate chip. How many are sugar? I thought it was…

FREEBIE: These addition and subtraction tasks are great for introducing open ended problems to students.

These fun open-ended addition and subtraction task cards help students develop flexible problem solving skills.

UPDATE Summer 2018: All Open-Ended packets have been updated, added lots of pages AND if you buy the bundle, not only do you save a lot of money, you also get the questions organized by UNITS! My truly fabo math supervisor held an in-service to address using open-ended questions in the younger grades. During the first five minutes, she asked us to share some journal entries we were currently using. One I shared: I have 10 cookies. 7 are chocolate chip. How many are sugar? I thought it was…

UPDATE Summer 2018: All Open-Ended packets have been updated, added lots of pages AND if you buy the bundle, not only do you save a lot of money, you also get the questions organized by UNITS! My truly fabo math supervisor held an in-service to address using open-ended questions in the younger grades. During the first five minutes, she asked us to share some journal entries we were currently using. One I shared: I have 10 cookies. 7 are chocolate chip. How many are sugar? I thought it was…