Mama Mia Commutative Property Addition Activity

Mama Mia Commutative Property Addition Activity

How to teach Addition Properties

Using this Mama Mia Commutative Property Addition Activity, students practice the Commutative Property of Addition by writing equations in any order.

 Understanding that numbers can be added in any order helps your students with mental math. This activity will give your students practice with this property.

Draw two meatball number cards and place them on the spaghetti work mat. Record the problem and answer. Then put the numbers in the opposite order and record that problem and answer.

 

Other resources to use with this Mama Mia Commutative Property Addition Activity

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about Addition Properties.

Use this Second Grade Common Core Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by showing 2 red and 3 yellow dots. Next, ask students how many dots there are altogether. Then, change the dots in a different order with the yellow dots coming first. Engage students in a discussion about why there were the same number of dots each time.  Finally, students complete activity independently or with a partner. Students continue their practice using the provided worksheets.

Be sure to check out more Addition Activities.

 

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