Dividing by 1-12 Magic Square

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Page 1 – dividing by numbers 11 & 12
Page 2 – dividing by numbers 9 & 10
Page 3 – dividing by numbers 7 & 8
Page 4 – dividing by numbers 5 & 6
Page 5 – dividing by numbers 3 & 4
Page 6 – dividing by numbers 1 & 2

**Each magic square will have students answer 24 division math problems!**

There are six different puzzles in this product. However, there are two of each puzzle – one with pictures for students who need a little more guidance in the direction the pieces should face and one without pictures so other students can have more of a challenge. This is differentiation at its finest!

Preparation and Storage: You will need to print off the number of copies you need. (I recommend printing them on cardstock and laminating them.) I have used these as individual work, partner work, and small group work. They also work well for students who finish early or for use during center time. Cut the magic squares out and put them into plastic baggies for students’ use. I put each set in its own plastic baggie. Then I put all of these baggies and one original sheet in a manila envelope with the name of the activity on the front. This way I have the answer key and all materials readily available.

Directions to Play: Give students the cut-up magic square sheet. Tell them they need to put the square back together. The first time you have the students complete one of these, I suggest drawing out a 4x4 square on the board so they understand what it should look like. You can also give them the hint (because I have found some do not figure this out!) that the pictures will all be facing the correct direction.

Correcting Student Work: To easily check a student’s completed work, keep an original copy of the magic square sheet they are working on. This way you can immediately check to see if the pictures or numbers are in the correct order or not.

Still not sure how Magic Squares work? Check out
this blog post!

Thanks for looking!
~HoJo~
Total Pages
6
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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These are awesome!
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I think I like completing these more than my students!
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Cant wait to incorporate this as we begin our division
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Great enrichment for my 3rd graders.
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This was such a fun way for my struggling students and my students with autism to practice division. You really turned it into a game!
That means so much to me! Thank you!! I often find that students who struggle with concepts such as these often persevere with Magic Square Puzzles because they do not give up too easily. =)
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I think this will be a fun way to get more fact practice. :)
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This is great for an extension activity for my higher level students.
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Such a neat idea! Thank you so much for sharing!
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So fun and engaging!!
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Great for math centers. Struggle is good ... teaches the kids perseverance.
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These are great!! Excellent resource for practicing basic facts!
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Great these are so much fun!
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These are fantastic and fun!
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These are a great addition to my math stations. Thanks.
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Great station game for reviewing division skills!
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Great, thanks!
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These are great practice for my students during intervention time when I am working with another small group! I love that they are differentiated as well with the pictures for my students who need a little help. Thanks!
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I love doing magic squares with my kids.
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Excited to have a math station product that really makes my students think. The graphics make this very cute!
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My students love these!
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We have finished our division unit, so I probably will not use the cards much this year, but I think they will be great with small groups or individuals. I am looking forward to using them next year.
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My class love the multiplication! I will have these printed & laminated before the day is done!
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Love it! Great activity for early finishers! Thanks for sharing!
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My class loves these!
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Another great Magic Square product! My class love these:)
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Great math centers!
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Like the idea of the cards. Used for differentiated rotation groups. Thanks.
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Used these yesterday right after printing them. My 3rd and 4th graders always want more! Thanks for such an engaging activity!
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Magic squares rock! They are great for centers and there are some for every level of student! Keep em coming.....
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Thanks! My class will love these!
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A little larger triangles might have helped. You can change this to 3 by 3 to differentiate
I'd never thought to give students enough to make just the 3x3 Magic Square. Great idea for differentiation! Unfortunately, if I make the squares any larger they don't all fit on one page. However, you could easily enlarge them on a copy machine and then cut them out. Hopefully that will work for you. Thanks for the feedback!
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Thank you!
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I'll be using this soon as independent work and will let you know how it turns out. I bought licenses for my team since I'm sure they'll want to try it, too. Looks VERY promising!
Thank you for the positive feedback! I'm glad you bought multiple licenses to share with your colleagues. Hopefully you all enjoy them as much as I do! :) Feel free to e-mail me at hojostptstore@yahoo.com and let me know how it goes.
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This look great! Can't wait to use them as a Math Station!
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Can't wait to use this :)
Thank you for your multiple purchases! I sincerely hope you enjoy using these products in your classroom.