These Distributive Property of Multiplication Puzzles are great activities for a math center game. They provide a great way to get students a hands-on, engaging critical thinking game for extra practice. Plus this math center activity is a quick and easy way for teachers to provide meaningful learning that meets the needs of upper elementary 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students students!
These distributive property of multiplication puzzles help students practice matching two equal equations. Please look at the preview to see the exact puzzles and differentiation options available.
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You get five puzzles about the distributive property of multiplication. Then each of the five puzzles has FOUR versions – one with graphics and numbers around the outside, one with graphics and NO numbers around the outside, a third option with no graphics but numbers around the outside, and the final option with graphics but NO numbers around the outside. Choose which make sense for your class, or differentiate to meet individual needs.
This means the entire resource is made up of 20 puzzle options! You’ll have to decide which to print to best meet the needs of your students.
An editable PowerPoint file has been included as a center rubric. A full page option and half page option are both included. Print these out for immediate use, or change the wording and format to fit the needs of YOUR students.
Plus use the exit slip to bring some writing and explaining into your math lesson. It's totally editable within PowerPoint so you can customize it to ask your students the question/s that best fit their needs!
This product can help teach CCSS 3.OA.B.5.
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Magic Square Puzzles are great for centers, stations, rotations, review, early and fast finishers, enrichment, test prep, GATE (gifted and talented education), and critical thinking skills. Students with special needs also do well with these once they understand the concept. Any student that needs a lesson in perseverance will benefit from Magic Square Puzzles. With this fun game format your students will stay engaged while practicing necessary skills!
Just print and quickly cut on the lines and you have instant distributive property of multiplication math learning centers that make skill practice fun and engaging for third, fourth, or fifth graders.
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