Adding Integers Triangle Puzzle

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ADDING INTEGERS TRIANGLE PUZZLE 1
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Are you looking for a fun way to review adding integers? Students love this twist on a boring worksheet. They are given the chance to cut, arrange, and solve a puzzle. The puzzle can be completed individually or in groups. It is guaranteed to be a hit with your class.

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• 14 pieces, 16 match-ups

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This product is new and improved. On 3/4/2015, I added more options to the product.

• Are you worried about the students not being organized enough? There are several worksheet options.

• Do you want to get rid of the expressions and sums on the border to make the puzzle easier? No worries; it is an option!

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ARE YOU IN A HURRY?


Print pages 8, 9, and 12.

Suggested: Make copies of page 8 (one-sided). Page 8 is the puzzle for students to cut out and solve. Make enough copies for each student or group.

Optional: Page 9 is the blank worksheet where the students can glue the completed puzzle. If you are taking a grade for the assignment, this is a good way to do it.

Suggested: Page 12 is the answer key. Print so you can check the puzzles easily.

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Some Tips:

• The text is read along the outside of the triangle. If you rotate your triangle, you will easily be able to read all of the text right side up.

• For every spot that the triangles match up, the expression and sum must match up.

• When two triangles are touching (share a side), they must be a match.

• There will be expressions and sums that are not used. They will end up along the outer rim of the puzzle with no match.

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How can you use this activity?

• Independent Practice

• Group Work

• Assessment

• Review

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What should you do about early finishers?

• Give students some blank triangles. Once they have finished the puzzle, they can continue the puzzle with expressions and sums of their own.

• See who can add on the most triangles before time expires.

• *BONUS: You can now use these cards in the future.*

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How to solve the puzzle:

• Solve each expression to find the sum.

• Match up expressions with their correct sum.

• When matches are found, place the puzzle pieces and work on the next part.

• Make sure that all shared lines represent the same number.

• Once everything matches up, you are finished! Congrats!

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WAIT!!! Before you buy, note that this product is part of my Adding and Subtracting Integers Bundle and my Integer Operations Puzzles Product.

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30 Minutes

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Adding Integers Triangle Puzzle
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