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Writing Expressions & Equations ~ An Algebra Card Game

Writing Expressions & Equations ~ An Algebra Card Game
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My students always have such a hard time writing expressions and equations during our Algebra unit. I've created a card game to help with that! This card game gives your students the chance to hear an expression or equation and find a match. For example, they might hear six more than a number and realize that in their deck of cards they have 6 + n. The deck consists of 50 cards. This is a great tool to use when reviewing or shortly after the concept has been taught. Several teaching ideas are included with the product.
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Awesome product. I used these with my fourth graders for a find your partner activity. They are great and plan on using every year.
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Challenging for my 5th graders. Used for enrichment!
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A great activity for students who struggle with this concept.
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Thank you! I plan on using these in a math center rotation.
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On  February 20, 2014,  Denise D. said:
What a great station activity and one that I have sent home with my students to do at home with their family. One parent sent me a thank you note. It is always great to get something nice from a parent!
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On  February 17, 2014,  Buyer said:
My students loved this activity. I played several different ways; a concentration game, a card game, and a "find me" game. In the "find me" game, I handed out the expressions to one group and the words to another. Then students had to "find" their matching partner, then read aloud to the class for them to determine accuracy.
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On  January 21, 2014Kathryn McKinney (TpT Seller) said:
I love the idea of using this as a concentration/matching game. I will use this idea this week. It is already printed and ready for students!
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On  January 15, 2014Katie Lyn (TpT Seller) said:
Perfect activity for my students.... they really were struggling with expressions!
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I can't wait to use this with my students!
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Difficult skill + fun math activity = Success and Achievement!:)
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I love all the different ways these cards can be used!
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On  September 30, 2013,  Kristie B. said:
My students need a lot of practice with expressions and these matching activities make it fun to get a lot of practice in short amount of time. One thing that would be helpful would be if there was a version with all black font. I only have access to black and white printing and some of the colors did not print or printed very lightly. Otherwise, it's great! Thanks!
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On  September 19, 2013,  Buyer said:
Thanks! It is hard to find good resources on expressions!
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Thank you for this resource - it's such a hard concept to teach!
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On  February 16, 2013,  Shawnna M. said:
We used this as an around the room matching activity (gave each card a letter or number they wrote down the matches) and we did four corners (the four opperations) with just the written forms. Awesome!
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On  December 19, 2012,  Buyer asked:
Hi Cristina,

I am having trouble with the download "Writing Expressions and Equations - an algebra card game. I have a macbook with Pages. When clicking on the icon, I only see the fish and your instructions - the questions are not visable. I usually don't have any trouble opening a zipped file. Any ideas? Thanks!
Lisa
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On  December 21, 2012Cristina Knapp answered:
Oh no.....I can try and email it to you if you would like in the Word Format. I would just need your email or you can contact me at cknapp3@nscsd.org

Thanks - Cristina
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