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Ch 5: 2nd Grade Math Games & Activities

About This Chapter

Complete the articles of this chapter to review some games and activities you can incorporate into your 2nd grade class to help them learn about mathematical operations, fractions and math problems with time and money.

2nd Grade Math Games & Activities - Chapter Summary

Our professional instructors assembled this chapter to provide teachers with different ideas about how to use games to get 2nd grade students actively engaged in their math-related education. The games covered in this chapter were made to help students learn about math problems involving:

  • Money
  • Fractions
  • Measurements
  • Time
  • Place values
  • Geometry
  • Addition
  • Multiplication

Each short article was made to be mobile device-compatible so that you may review them whenever and wherever you plan your lessons, as long as you have access to an Internet-ready device.

How It Helps

  • Introduces new teaching strategies: If you are not used to using games and activities in your math class, this lesson will provide you with a review of how to use games to improve student learning.
  • Increases student participation: These games will get students engaged in their learning of mathematics, money and time, and thus improving how much they learn.
  • Enhances student understanding: Students tend to understand things better when they are given a chance to apply their knowledge, as they will in these games.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Plan lessons that involve games to enhance student learning
  • Improve student classroom participation with these games
  • Help students discover new and creative ways to learn about mathematics

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: 2nd Grade Math Games & Activities
Money Games for 2nd Grade

1. Money Games for 2nd Grade

Learning how to use and understand money takes practice. It also improves students' math skills. Make this process fun for your students by trying out these money games, appropriate for 2nd graders.

Fraction Games for 2nd Grade

2. Fraction Games for 2nd Grade

Fractions are a difficult concept for young students to understand. Help them along the start of the path by trying out some of these fraction games, appropriate for second graders.

Measurement Games for 2nd Grade

3. Measurement Games for 2nd Grade

Helping students learn math concepts like measurement can be fun with the right games. Use these ideas to create games with materials you have on hand and let your students play their way to learning.

Subtraction Games for 2nd Grade

4. Subtraction Games for 2nd Grade

Like all math skills, subtraction is about practice. Help students get all the practice they need with a few of these subtraction games, suitable for second grade.

Clock Games for 2nd Grade

5. Clock Games for 2nd Grade

Telling the time is a vital skill in human society, where time is central to everything we do. Help students learn how to use and interpret clocks early on with a few of these fun clock games, appropriate for second graders.

Telling Time Games for 2nd Grade

6. Telling Time Games for 2nd Grade

Learning to tell time is a big part of learning to function in the real world. Help students along this difficult path by incorporating some of these fun 'telling time' games into your classroom.

Place Value Games for 2nd Grade

7. Place Value Games for 2nd Grade

Second graders are only starting to properly understand place value. Help your students learn place value skills by incorporating a few of these place value games for second graders into your classroom.

Addition Games for 2nd Grade

8. Addition Games for 2nd Grade

Addition is an important first step in mathematical literacy. Help students along the early part of the journey by playing some of these second grade addition games.

Multiplication Games for 2nd Grade

9. Multiplication Games for 2nd Grade

Rote memorization is not the best practice for multiplication facts. This lesson includes many games and activities that will engage your second grade students in learning multiplication tables and encourage the internalization of these facts.

Geometry Games for 2nd Grade

10. Geometry Games for 2nd Grade

Help introduce your students to the features of various shapes with a few of these ideas for geometry games, suitable for second graders, which will engage your students.

Essential Questions for Math, Grade 2

11. Essential Questions for Math, Grade 2

Essential questions are those conceptual questions that undergird teaching in different content areas. This lesson gives you some ideas about essential questions for teaching math in second grade.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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