Early Finishers Build-a-Word Problem Christmas Theme

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Christmas Math:Build a Word Problem

♥ Why You’ll L-O-V-E it:

• “My kids loved this! (And so did I!) … They keep asking if they can do another one, with more nouns, more numbers, more operations… "Can we add new numbers like fractions and decimals, and what about making an Easter one too?!" they say! We'll be using this until Christmas in July, or my students are planning your next product. LOL! Anyways, we are really enjoying this one.” -Learning Place Glitter and Grace

• “Perfect for that wild time of teaching!” -Jana

• “The kids loved using these in small group math rotations!” -Kelly

• “The kids had so much fun with this.” - Beth

Over 19,00 word problem options! You will never hear early finishers say, "What do I do now?", again!

Plus use student generated word problems from this resource, and you will always have practice problems on-hand!

So much fun while still being very rigorous and easy to differentiate!

The activity focuses on the process of writing math word problems. As students are having fun randomly drawing cards for their noun, operation, and numbers, they are also selecting the criteria they will use to write their own word problem.

✎Very effective for helping students analyze test questions!

You can easily differentiate by selecting which set of numbers and/or operation cards you place in the center. You can also add your own rules, such as:

• Your problem must be two step.
• Your problem must have extra information.
• Your problem must include two different operations.
• The number you draw will be your answer

So-o-o much fun and learning for a time when it can be really difficult to hold students' attention. -Oh, and don't forget to have them share their problems. ♥ They love that!

★ Prints well in grayscale or black & white! ★

Here's What's Included:

♦ 3 Santa Bags for Nouns, Operations, and Numbers

♦ 32 Christmas Noun Picture Cards

♦ 36 Operation Cards (all 4 operations included)

♦ 30 Number Cards (From 1-digit to 4-digit)

♦ 1 page of blank cards for differentiation

♦ Student recording sheet for writing their own problems

♦ Students Solution Page - requires students to write an equation, visual representation, and words to solve

✄ Teacher Note: I made the lines around the cards wide so that you can overlay them to cut several at a time and still stay "in the lines". This makes set-up even faster and saves you valuable teacher-time! :)

Just print, laminate, cut apart, and use year after year!

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Early Finishers Build-a-Word Problem Christmas Theme
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