Saint Patrick’s Day Project Based Learning – 2nd Grade Math Word Problems



Leprechaun Tricks Gameboard Project Based Learning – 2nd Grade

⭐Your students are going to love creating their own Leprechaun Tricks board game. And since this project based learning activity is extremely low-prep, your going to love how easy it is to get your students engaged in practicing 2nd grade math skills. Students practice one and two-step word problems while they create their own St. Patrick’s Day themed board game. The printable PDF has everything you need for your students to enjoy this PBL activity. Just print and go!


Standards Addressed:

  • 2.OA.A.1 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
  • 2.NBT.B.5 Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
  • 2.NBT.B.7 Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three-digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds.


Key Features:

✏️ Printable Format – Printable PDF format makes this resource perfect for hands-on classroom fun.


✏️ Educational & Engaging – This resource will capture the attention and imagination of your students while they practice key math skills.


✏️ Differentiation – Different activities mean that you can challenge your high-performing students while making the resource accessible to your on-level and below-level students.


What’s Included?

  1. Teacher Directions & Standards Addressed
  2. Student Directions
  3. Background Information (one-step and two-step word problem anchor charts, key words anchor charts)
  4. One-Step Word Problems (examples)
  5. Two-Step Word Problems (examples)
  6. Practice Solving Word Problems
  7. Create a Board Game! (using a given board and game rules)
  8. Design Your Own Board Game (using a blank template for the entire game)
  9. Self-Reflection & Evaluation
  10. Answer Key

*Please Note: This PBL is print only!


Looking for more differentiation? Check out the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade versions!


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