2 Mental Math Results from the Mental Math Survey: Student Weaknesses: Number SenseSubtractionFluency with basic factsMultiplication & DivisionApplication of strategies & basic factsBasic computationProblem Solving
3 Mental Math Results from the Mental Math Survey: Resources: Mental Math in the Primary GradesMental Math in the Middle GradesDrops in the BucketWeek-by-Week EssentialsMarcy Cook resources
4 Mental Math Activities: White boards Calculator Wrap-Ups Flashcards Essentials gamesGames – Shoot-Out, Around the World, Zang, War, Bingo, I Have, Relays, Battleship, Baseball, DiceSongs, Raps, Dances, Videos, Riddles, & PoemsHundreds Board & Number Tiles ActivitiesComputer Games
5 Mental Math Mental math and number sense activities should be a daily part ofmath instruction.Focus on mental math strategies10—20 minutes a day (3-5 times a week)Practice number sense activities
6 Mystery Number What number am I? I am more than 5. I am odd. I am not the number of days in a week.I am even.If you double me, I am still less than 10.I am twice an even number.Number SENSE, Dale Seymour Publications
7 Mystery Number What number am I? My digits total 5. I am less than 100.I am a multiple of 4.I am odd.My digits add to 7.I am a multiple of 5.Number SENSE, Dale Seymour Publications
8 Target Number Adding two different numbers. Subtracting two different numbers.Adding three different numbers.Adding and subtracting.Starting with a number greater than 10.Adding numbers that are the same.Starting with the target number.Number SENSE, Dale Seymour Publications
9 Logic Number Puzzles It is a 3-digit number. The number is odd. The number is less than 800.The tens digit is an even number.The number is greater than 700.The ones digit is greater than the hundreds digit.The number is less than 720.
10 9 4 Number Tiles Start with the value of a dime Add 3 Take away 4 Minus the value of a nickelSubtract the number of sides on a triangleAdd 7Minus 5You should be on the number of sides on what polygon?Mental Math with Tiles & The Hundred Chart by Marcy Cook94
11 Number TilesStart with 1 more than the number of sides on a triangleAdd 3Subtract the value of a pennyPlus 8Minus the number in a pairAdd 9Take away 1You should be on a number you hear when counting by tenMental Math with Tiles & The Hundred Chart by Marcy Cook37
12 4 Tiles in a Line Number right before 74 Sum of 8 and 7 Number of sides on a rhombusProduct of 7 and 4Largest 2-digit multiple of 10Number in half a dozenCommunicating with Tiles by Marcy Cook4
13 1 5 Tiles in a Line Number of sides on any quadrilateral Largest 2-digit even numberSum of 8 and half of 8Value of three quartersMultiple of 10 larger than 40Smallest number of sides on a polygonCommunicating with Tiles by Marcy Cook15
14 Find X X is an odd number X is less than 6 X is between 0 and 5 X is not the number of sides on a triangleFind the X Tile by Marcy Cook
15 Find X X is more than the number of sides on a square X is an odd numberX is not the number of days in a weekX is between 1 and 9Find the X Tile by Marcy Cook
16 Hundred Board Start with the number of sides on a triangle Plus Add 11Minus the value of a dime Plus 3Subtract Take away 4Plus Plus 5Minus Add 2Add Take away 4You should be on a palindromic numberMental Math with Tiles & The Hundred Chart by Marcy Cook
17 Hundred Board Start with the number of letters in the alphabet Plus Add a dozenMinus Subtract 2Plus Take away 3Plus Minus 9Subtract Minus 11Plus Add 3Take away Plus 2Plus a dozen Add the value of a pennyYou should be on a palindromic numberMental Math with Tiles & The Hundred Chart by Marcy Cook
18 Hundred Board Art Cover It Daily on The 100 Chart by Marcy Cook Color It on the Hundred Chart by Marcy CookHundreds Board Activities by Marilyn Preddy
19 1 2 3 4 + - x ÷ Watch Those Signs! Make 0 Make 2 Make 10 + - x ÷Make 0Make 2Make 10Number SENSE, Dale Seymour Publications
20 5 5 5 5 + - x ÷ Watch Those Signs! What numbers can you make? Make 100 + - x ÷What numbers can you make?Make 100Number SENSE, Dale Seymour Publications
21 Additional Activities Get It Together by Tim EricksonGroup Solutions by GEMSDigit Detective & Skillboard Math by Kim Sutton by Marcy CookNimble with Numbers by Dale Seymour PublicationsNavigations by NCTM
22 Computation Games Navigating Through Number & Operations (K-2) Four in a RowHit the TargetClose to 100Race to Zero
23 What games or activities do you use to help improve the number sense of your students?
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