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Math Facts Fluency

Mathematics 

learn

Senior Member
Hello PT,
I have a parent whom had a child in second grade last year. Now their other son is in my class this year and they are questioning the math facts timed sheet. They are asking me why I am not allowing them to draw on their paper to do this timed sheet. I've never been asked this question in 14 years of teaching....LOL...any suggestions?
 
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dee

Senior Member
Drawing?

I'm assuming to visually figure out facts?

If so, that takes too long and it's *ahem* timed. The point is to get fluent- bettering their own score from before.
 

Song of Joy

Senior Member
Well, in my state it's a state standard. Students are expected to fluently recall in 3 seconds all the addition and all the subtraction math facts by the end of 2nd grade.
 
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