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Golden Path – Which Lily Pad has the Highest Answer?

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Practice using Picture-based Math (online)

  * Golden Path Addition
  * Golden Path Subtraction
  * Golden Path Multiplication

Practice using Standardized Test Simulation

  * Adding a Two-digit Number and a One-digit Number (no regrouping)
  * Adding a Two-digit Number and a One-digit Number (with regrouping)
  * Addition to 18
  * Subtraction from 18
  * Multiplying Numbers 1-12
  * Dividing Numbers 1-12
Print Worksheet (s)
  Which is the right path? Addition
  Which is the right path? Subtraction
  Which is the right path? Multiplication
Common Core Alignment
Age Appropriateness

Golden Path Common Core Alignment


Age Appropriateness

Golden Path is appropriate for kids ages 7 – 10. The game requires students to choose an operation and play the role of a frog that must hop to the other side of the pond using lily pads labeled with math problems. Students must evaluate the math problems on two, three, four, or even five connected lily pads and must direct the frog to hop on the lily pad with the math problem that yields the greatest answer.

Skills Reinforced:

  • Addition to 30
  • Subtraction from 30
  • Multiplication facts
  • Division facts
  • Evaluating multiple equations