Memorizing addition facts for a quiz and being able to use these facts to solve word problems and critical thinking activity tend to be two different skill sets. Using puzzles like this Addition Tiling Puzzle allows students to take those facts they have been memorizing and apply them. This puzzle also allows students to utilize concepts like fact families and addition properties to solve the puzzle. Download today from my Teachers Pay Teachers store and see how your students do on this critical thinking task.
Free Addition Tiling Puzzle
Labels: 1st grade math, 2nd grade math, addition facts, addition tiling puzzle, critical thinking, math, PK - 2, Raki's Rad Resources
Educator, blogger, mom, fulltime RVer. As an educator, Heidi has taught 1st through 5th grade in both US and UK curriculum, as well as teaching all grade levels in the computer lab at a Title I school in Georgia, USA. Heidi has taught in the US and Morocco, both with high ELL populations and has even spent a few years homeschooling her own three sons in a multilingual program. She shares the knowledge and insight she has gained from her diverse teaching career on the teaching blog Raki's Rad Resources.
Starting in 2014, Heid moved her family of 5 moved into their RV to make adventuring a bigger part of their lives. You can follow that adventure at RVing with the Raki's.