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100 Puzzles


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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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100 Puzzles

In this activity, learners find as many combinations of a hundred as they can using various puzzle pieces from a hundred square grid paper. This activity helps learners understand that numbers are made up of other numbers. Learners will also practice using patterns and geometry, counting, and adding. This activity guide contains sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • 100 square grid (several copies, p.3)
  • Puzzle pieces: 20 five-square long pieces, 20 ten-square long pieces, 8 twenty-five square pieces (5-square by 5-square rectangle), and 4 fifty-square pieces (10-square by 5-square rectangle)
  • Crayons
  • Scissors

Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
    • Geometry
    • Number and Operations
    • Problem Solving
    • Representation

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Components that are part of this resource:

Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics:

  • CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.C.4: Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.(more info about this benchmark)

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston,

Funding Source:

  • ExxonMobil

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