In this activity, students must sort through 32 cards to find the cards that have the same value. Numbers are represented in expanded form, exponential form, and whole number. Students will create groups that have the same value. For example, students might put 3^3, 3 x 3 x 3 and 27 in a group because they all equal 27.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ACTIVITY
There are extra cards that will not fit into a group. These cards represent the common misconceptions students have around exponents.
EXIT TICKET AND ANSWER KEY
Included in this activity is an exit ticket and a key you can use to assess student understanding after the activity.