mPower Boreal Rangers

mPower Boreal Builders (Grade 2) 

This game focuses on adding and subtracting whole numbers. It can be found in the Grade 2 section of the mPower site https://mpower.tvo.org/

It starts by asking students to find a target sum or target difference from a set of numbers:

This is followed by a couple of questions where students model an addition and a subtraction by representing the numbers using Base 10 ‘logs’:

It is a neat activity, certainly suitable for grade 2s who will probably enjoy the animation. One slight drawback is that the activity is very short and might give students enough of an opportunity to practise their addition and subtraction.