Get 4 cooperative learning activities aimed to take your students from intro to mastery of simplifying exponent expressions using rules of exponents (Common Core standard 8.EE.1). These activities will have students deeply engaged with one another, and differentiation techniques are included to reach all levels of learners!
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Intro the Standard
8.EE.1 Exponent Rules Quiz-Quiz-Trade Cards
Students gain fluency with exponent rules as they challenge one another with these quiz-quiz-trade cards, each card complete with the answer and a hint or bonus question on the back!
Dig into the Standard
8.EE.1 Exponent Rules Scavenger Hunt
This is a two-track scavenger hunt that allows you to differentiate to your different levels of learners. Track one contains expressions in which only one rule is used to simplify them. Track two contains expressions that require multiple rules to be applied.
Properties of Exponents: A Speed Dating Activity
In this fun activity, students sit across from one another and work together to simplify exponent expressions. Every couple minutes students slide to the next seat and solve a new problem with a new partner. Students love this one!
Master the Standard
Exponential Expression Cooperative Sort
This team project gives students in depth practice with simplifying exponent expressions. The expressions are leveled so students receive problems at their working level. Students use roles to create three posters of equivalent expressions.
All activities include detailed teacher instructions and answer keys.
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