Geometry math partner games and a 2D shapes freebie

My biggest project for the past few weeks was creating geometry partner games for grades 1-5, and I’m excited to share that the final set was just approved by my classroom proofreaders/testers!

Here’s a link to the original post I wrote explaining how these particular partner games work, in case you missed it. The games are designed for Math Partner Game Routines, but can also work in math centers or math work stations. They’ve been a lot of fun to create, and I think they’re uniquely helpful for teachers who are implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) because the games include:

  • Integration of higher-level thinking and critical thinking skills (not just rote practice)
  • Hands-on activities through which kids actively construct knowledge: no worksheets!
  • Options for open-ended game play so that students are not “finished” until time is up
  • Challenge activities to extend game play and/or differentiate it
  • “Math Talk” questions/prompts to encourage students to analyze strategies and reflect orally or in writing about what they’re learning
The games are priced at $1 each, and I’ve bundled them according to the CCSS domains so you have everything you need for each skill. Here’s the complete collection for the domains I’ve tackled so far:

1st Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking

$10.99

2nd Grade Operations & Algebraic Thinking

$10.99

3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking

$10.99

4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking

$6.99

5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking

$5.99

Free operations and algebraic thinking word problem solving game

Free

1st Grade Geometry

$7.99

2nd Grade Geometry

$7.99

3rd Grade Geometry

$6.99

4th Grade Geometry

$7.99

5th Grade Geometry

$6.99

Free 2D shapes geometry cards

Free

1st Grade Number and Operations in Base Ten

$13.99

2nd Grade Number and Operations in Base Ten

$13.99

3rd Grade Number and Operations in Base Ten

$11.99

4th Grade Number and Operations in Base Ten

$13.99

5th Grade Number and Operations in Base Ten

$14.99

FREE Place Value Cards for sorting, matching, and other ba FREE Place Value Cards for sorting, matching, and other base ten activities

Free

3rd Grade Fractions

$9.99

4th Grade Fractions and Decimals

$11.99

5th Grade Fractions

$11.99

Free Fraction Cards

Free

And here’s a geometry freebie for you, too! You can use these cards for sorting, matching, or whatever games you choose:

If you don’t teach K-5 math, no worries! I have plenty of other free and priced printables. I’m also gearing up to start some character education and reading comprehension items, too.

One last thing….I’ve thought about this a lot, but I don’t think I’ve said it here yet. I really appreciate the support you all have shown me as I create these teaching resources. I realize that the majority of you are paying for these items out of your own pocket, and I’m not exaggerating when I say I feel honored that you would spend a portion of your paycheck on printables that I’ve created. I don’t take a single sale for granted. I realize that every dollar counts and I try to make stuff that gets you the most bang for your buck. I really hope you find these math partner games (and the other items I create) to be a worthwhile investment. Enjoy!

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Angela is a National Board Certified Teacher with 11 years of classroom experience and 7 years experience as an instructional coach. As founder of Due Season Press and Educational Services, she has created printable curriculum resources, 4 books, 3 online courses, the Truth for Teachers podcast, and The 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club. Subscribe via email to get her best content sent to your inbox!

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