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Exponent Rules Practice Hurdles 8.EE.1 Differentiation {Task Card Version}

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Exponent Rules Practice: Task Cards. Fun activity! Exponent Hurdles Task Cards: Practice with simplifying exponents: Multiplying/dividing powers, using zero & negative exponents, and using the Power to a Power Rule. 7 Levels for Differentiation! Common Core Standard 8.EE.1 is the focus of this activity.

Here's how you can use this in your classroom:
1. Task card activity. Instructions/descriptions of cards included in the preview.
2. Review stations/test review
3. Differentiation. As students progress through each "hurdle," the problems get more challenging. Cards can be sorted by each level. Students of all abilities can meet their academic goals, while still practicing the exponent rules!

Product Contents:
*Cover sheet, teacher instructions, task card descriptions
* Task cards #1-60 (six cards per sheet): Students will simplify each expression using the rules of exponents.
* Answer keys for all task cards
* Student answer sheet
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 3² × (3⁻⁵) = (3⁻³) = 1/3³ = 1/27.


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