Problem Solving

Ground Hog Day

Ground Hog Day

Groundhog Day is held on February 2, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania every year, and you might be wondering how a groundhog landed the job of predicting the weather. If you’re unfamiliar with the tradition, it goes like this: If the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, sees his shadow, we’re stuck with six more weeks of winter. Read: Groundhog […]

At the Farm

At the Farm

Show students a picture (I used Google images for ‘reuse’)  with a group of countable animals (or any theme) and read about another set of animals they cannot see. The task is to find the total number of animals! Students can work alone, in pairs or in small groups. Have counters available as well as pencils […]

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