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TEKS: Annotated Bibliography

111.4. Grade 2, Adopted 2012.


(4) The primary focal areas in Grade 2 are making comparisons within the base-10 place value system,
solving problems with addition and subtraction within 1,000, and building foundations for
multiplication.
(A)
Students develop an understanding of the base-10 place value system and place value concepts.
The students' understanding of base-10 place value includes ideas of counting in units and multiples of
thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones and a grasp of number relationships, which students demonstrate
in a variety of ways.

1. Title of the Resource: ABCYa


Audience: Prek-5th grade
E-mail: support@abcya.com
URL: http://www.abcya.com/second_grade_computers.htm#numbers-cat
APA Citation:
A. (n.d.). ABCya! | Educational Computer Games and Apps for Kids | Second Grade. Retrieved October
09, 2016, from http://www.abcya.com/second_grade_computers.htm#numbers-cat
Paragraph describing the websites characteristics and how the website could be used as a
resource:
ABCYa has many games, but I will focus on the math skills of this site. This Website has minimal
advertisements throughout the sites pages. It has good organization of its different grade levels and
subjects. All of its links work and best of all it is free.

2. Title of the Resource: CoolMath


Audience: K-12th grade
Author: Coolmath Karen
URL: http://www.coolmath-games.com
APA Citation:
Karen. By popular demand: The Prequel to Run 2! (1997, November 14). Cool Math Games - Free Online
Math Games, Cool Puzzles, and More. Retrieved October 09, 2016, from http://www.coolmathgames.com/

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Paragraph describing the websites characteristics and how the website could be used as a
resource:
Coolmath focuses on just math, but covers multiple grade levels. This site has some great
games, but they are hard to find due to the lack of organization. It was last updated on July 17, 2015.
Coolmath is free, but has an abundance of ads. Users can become members and enjoy an ad free site.
The links seemed to work on some computers, but on others a few links did not work.

3. Title of the Resource: Math Playground


Audience: k-12th grade
URL: http://www.mathplayground.com/games2.html
APA Citation:
More Fun Math Games | MathPlayground.com. (2002, August 1). Retrieved October 09, 2016, from
http://www.mathplayground.com/games2.html
Paragraph describing the websites characteristics and how the website could be used as a
resource:
Mathplayground encompasses a range of grade levels, but attention is on mat. There are
minimal advertisements throughout the sites pages. Although all the links work, this site has poor
organization, making it hard to find games on level or specific skills. This free webpage was last updated
on July 2, 2014.

4. Title of the Resource: Hooda Math


Audience: k-12th grade
Author: Tom, David, Richard Wilson
URL: http://www.hoodamath.com/games/second-grade.html
APA Citation:
Wilson, T., Wilson, D., & Wilson, R. (2008, July 3). 2nd Grade Games - Unblocked 2nd Grade Games at
HoodaMath.com. Retrieved October 09, 2016, from http://www.hoodamath.com/games/secondgrade.html
Paragraph describing the websites characteristics and how the website could be used as a
resource:
Hoodamath envelops all grades and spotlights on math. This is a well-organized, free site, with
few advertisements. Some links do not work and the site was last updated on July 2, 2013.

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5. Title of the Resource: PBS Kids
Audience: per k- 6th grade
E-mail: hostadmin@pbs.org
URL: http://pbskids.org/games/
APA Citation:
PBS KIDS:. (1999, April 9). Retrieved October 09, 2016, from http://pbskids.org/games/
Paragraph describing the websites characteristics and how the website could be used as a
resource:
PBS kids covers many subjects, for lower grades, and has poor organization. All of this sites links
work, it has no advertisements, and it is free. Amazingly this site was updated on October 5, 2016.