A Maths Fairy Tale for Grade 2May 12, 2016
Once upon a time, Grade 2 students did very boring work in maths. And they had to do lots of tests too.
Sometimes evil witches wrote the test questions. These Year 2 (Grade 2) questions were very, very scary. Here is one of those very scary questions. It was so scary lots of people turned into angry birds when they saw this question. The angry birds tweeted that this question is ” too hard’. Tweet! Tweet! (The Telegraph , UK, 9 May, 2016)
A very wise old Mathspig worked out the answer.
X -19 +17 = 63
X = 65
Mmmmm, this is a scary question for Grade 2.
Many Grade 2 teachers are Wonderful Maths Wizards. They make maths magical and fun everyday. Students must sharpen their pencils and put on their wizards thinking hats to practise their maths. But maths can be magical and fun too. So here is:
A MATHS FAIRY STORY
A Wonderful Maths Wizard teacher can read the story out loud and the little Grade 2 Maths Wizards can write down their answers.
Printable Version below.