# 2.OA.3 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

### How to teach Odd and Even Numbers

In this 2.OA.3 Second Grade Common Core Lesson, students determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members.

This lesson teaches students how determine if an group of objects has an odd or even number of members. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice

Students will sort the cards into odd and even categories. Then, students can continue practicing determining if a number is odd or even using the Odd and Even Apple Sheet.

### Other resources to use with this 2.OA.3 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about odd and even numbers

Use this Puppy Odd Even Game as an additional resource for your students.

You may introduce this lesson by talking about pairs and what would happen if someone doesn't have a pair. You could even ask "What does it mean when I say 'Odd one out'?".  Next, distribute apple cards to students for practice determining if it is an odd or even amount of apples.  As students work, circulate around the classroom to listen to discussions students have about odd and even numbers. After the activity, share students discussions that you heard to improve odd and even skills.

Be sure to check out more Odd and Even Activities and the entire Second Grade Common Core workbook.

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