Provide engaging math practice and see children’s math and problem-solving skills improve with Skill Sharpeners: Math activity books! The colorful theme-based activities create enjoyable learning experiences for children and improve their math fluency, number sense, and reasoning skills.
Completely updated to reflect grade-level standards, the new Skill Sharpeners: Math books are ideal for enrichment, for review, and to help students master “must-know” skills such as:
algebra and more
Each grade level incorporates the perfect amount of math skill practice and includes word problems that challenge children to apply their understanding. Engaging theme-based units capture children’s interest with colorful visuals to help them solve problems.
Each title includes:
Rigorous math skill practice that reflects current standards
New themed units that present math practice in a fun, colorful format
A downloadable teaching guide that provides teaching tips and support for struggling children
A “Test Your Skills” page at the end of each unit that lets students review the skills practiced in that unit
New math completion certificates (grades PreK–2) that give young children a sense of accomplishment
All-new artwork that engages children with age-appropriate illustrations
Skill Sharpeners: Math, grade 2 provides practice for the following skills:
count within 1,000
add and subtract within 100
recognize the relationship between addition and subtraction
identify hundreds, ten, and ones
count by 1s and 2s within 1,000
compare and sequence three-digit numbers
solve multi-step word problems
tell time to the half-hour
tell time to the nearest 5 minutes
calculate amounts with coins and bills
measure length using centimeters and inches
divide shapes into equal shares
read a bar graph
identify attributes of two- and three-dimensional shapes
Each title includes an answer key.
These activity books help children understand and master important math skills needed to form a strong math foundation and are ideal for at-home practice, homeschooling, and the classroom!
Every Skill Sharpeners workbook now includes a free downloadable Teaching Guide! Skill Sharpeners: Math Teaching Guides include:
How to Use directions for teaching math
Sample pacing guide to complete lessons and activities
Teaching suggestions for helping children learn in different modalities
Extension activities that include math journals and problem solving
Visual aids to help children understand difficult math strategies3.