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2nd Grade Halloween Math Puzzles Critical Thinking Add & Subtract Logic Puzzles

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This product was just updated with a Google Slides™ version. These Halloween Addition and Subtraction Math Logic Puzzles are perfect for early finishers or students who have already mastered their basic addition and subtraction facts in 1st – 3rd grade. This set of 24 addition and subtraction logic puzzle task cards helps your students become effective problem solvers.

Each task card contains 4 problems using pictures and numbers. The students must figure out the value of each picture. Students are using addition and subtraction within 20 to solve problems with unknowns in all positions. They are working with equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

These task cards are a fun way to challenge your high achievers and are perfect in a center or for early finishers. These activities lay the foundation for problems in which students use variables in mathematical expressions.

All the task cards come two to a page and are in black and white to save you ink! They look great printed on Astrobrites yellow and orange paper. There are answer keys and recording sheets included.

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These task cards align with the Operations and Algebraic Thinking domain in the Common Core. They specifically address the following standards:

  • 1.OA.A.1 and 1.OA.A2 Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction
  • 1.OA.B.3 and 1.OA.B.4 Understand and apply properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction
  • 1.OA.C.5 1.OA.C.6 Add and subtract within 20
  • 1.OA.D.7, 1OA.D.8 Add and subtract within 20
  • 2.OA.A.1 Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction
  • 2.OA.B.2 Add and subtract within 20


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