$1 Math Center Spotlight: To the Moon

Send the astronauts and aliens to the moon! To the Moon is a distance learning activity that will help your students practice comparing two-digit numbers using tens and ones. Use this center to supplement any standards- based, 1st grade math curriculum! Compatible with Google Slides (™) and PowerPoint (™). 

First Grade Common Core Math Standard: 1.NBT.B.3 Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

Directions: Send astronauts and aliens to the moon! Students will practice using tens and ones to compare two-digit numbers by sending the greater numbers to the moon.

This digital math center includes:

  • Access to 2 activities with 10 problems each- in Google Slides (TM) and PowerPoint (TM) formats

How to use this in your classroom:

  1. Assign as a distance learning activity!
  2. Engage your students during math centers!
  3. Prep your sub plans with ease- called away to a meeting? Unexpected sick day? Your students will love playing this math game individually or teacher vs. student on a document camera!
  4. Fill extra time at the end of a lesson with a meaningful, standards- based activity!

Stop by next Monday for another $1 Math Center Spotlight! More first grade centers for comparing numbers can be found here:

Find this center in the following bundles:

  1. First Grade Math Centers BUNDLE | Compare Numbers
  2. First Grade Digital Math Centers BUNDLE | 12 Activities for Google Slides
  3. First Grade Math Centers MEGA BUNDLE | 64 Standards- Based Activities

In case you missed it, check out last week’s spotlight about 2D geometry: Feed the Monster.

Published by Little Owl's Teacher Treats

Erika @ Little Owl’s Teacher Treats believes in creating warm, engaging classroom environments that are inclusive of all students. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University in 2008, and a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education, K-6 from Western Governors University in 2016. She also studied Reading Education at the graduate level at the University of Pittsburgh. Erika taught 5th grade for a year, but she found her true calling teaching first grade for eight years.

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