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2nd Grade Math Activity:  Fruit Salad (Algebra)
 

2nd Grade Math Activity: Fruit Salad (Algebra)

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A sample math lesson from Mango Math's 2nd grade math curriculum. ...

A sample math lesson from Mango Math's 2nd grade math curriculum.

Mango Math provides grade level math games and activities that reinforce core math concepts. Our activities are designed to enhance and compliment existing curriculum and are aligned with NCTM standards. Our innovative and fun math curriculum products are designed to assist teachers, resource room instructors, home school organizations, and parents build positive attitudes towards math while reinforcing key math skills.

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    2nd Grade Math Activity:  Fruit Salad (Algebra) 2nd Grade Math Activity: Fruit Salad (Algebra) Presentation Transcript

    • www.mangomathgroup.com © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . 2 nd Grade Sample Lesson
    • 2 nd Grade Sample Lesson
      • All 12 x 12 x 18 crates are made of wood with hand grips for easy carrying
      • Each crate comes with 20 individually packed lessons.
      • All lessons follow standards set by the NCTM
      • Lessons cover all 5 core math strands: measurement, algebra, number sense, geometry, and odds & order.
      © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
    • Packaging
      • All lessons come in a sturdy 10 x 12 eight mil vinyl envelope
      • All supplies are reusable and included in the envelope
      • Lessons are set up to be played by 2 to 4 (or more) students
      • Fun and creative activities promote repetition and understanding of core math concepts
      © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
    • Parts of the Lesson Objectives adhere to the NCTM grade level standards All supplies found in envelope Teaching suggestions and alterations to activity/game Mathematical strands covered © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Easy to follow directions Number of children that can participate Questions to promote critical thinking and problem solving
    • Fruit Salad © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Object of the activity is to use algebraic clues to determine what combination of fruit is in a salad. Fruits, cards and activity board are provided in the envelope. This fruit salad has 12 pieces of fruit. There is at least 1 of each type of fruit. Each student has a card and reads it out loud. The group decides what fruit should be placed in the bowl. Clue #1
    • Fruit Salad © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . In this fruit salad the number of blueberries, apples and oranges are the same. Guided questions Helps with problem solving skills and deeper understand of math concepts. Do we know how many blueberries or apples or oranges we can put into the bowl? What information is missing? Clue #2
    • Fruit Salad Which clue did you find most helpful? Since clue 2 and 3 didn’t give a number of how many fruits, how did you figure it out? Could you have different answers and still be right? © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Guided questions Helps with problem solving skills and deeper understand of math concepts. The number of strawberries, banana and grapes are the same. Clue #3
    • Fruit Salad
      • Playing Fruit Salad along with the guided questions helps develop students’ understanding of algebraic thinking.
      • Fruit Salad also helps students learn to work together to solve mathematical equations.
      • Repeated play will help students develop skills necessary to succeed in math.
      • Studies consistently show that success in math at a young age is an indicator of future success.
      © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
    • Fruit Salad is just one of the games in the 2nd grade crate. Below is a full list of all 20 game/activities:
    • What People Are Saying:
      • “ . . . I found the MANGO Math Group Grade 2 to be a wonderful  enrichment addition to our family’s math program. The packets are novel and sturdy, and they do just what the authors say they will – build positive attitudes towards math while reinforcing math skills.”
      • Old Schoolhouse Magazine, December 2009
      • “ I like the movement that children can do with these activities . . . individual, partner, small group and whole class activities . . . so professional. I appreciate the approximate time and the math strand, pictures and the durability of the materials.”
      • L. Scanlon, Wilder Elementary School:
      • Fabulous product! . . . Very engaging for kids [as] enrichment, or whole class introduction or review.”
      • C. Nishimura , Wilder Elementary School
      © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
    • About Mango Math:
      • We're educators . . . and parents, just like you. All of our math curriculum products, lessons and activities are extensively tested in the classroom before we make them available to the public. We are continually trying to improve our products and services -- we'd love to hear your comments and feedback! To learn more, visit our website at:
      • www. mangomathgroup.com,
      • or email us at info@mangomathgroup.com
      © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .