Finally, a fun way to reinforce the vocabulary of mathematics! This familiar activity will have students actively thinking about and discussing the language of fractions, decimals and percentages. Because students only have to recognize the word matching the definition, not generate it, it is ideal for discussing both new and familiar terms. 30 game cards are included in each set to allow for whole class participation. The special calling cards, featuring fold over flaps to hide the answers, also give you the option of using them in centers - small group of students can play independently without a bingo caller. 30 vocabulary words are used on the cards, but each board only has 25; students have to really think about the words and their definitions, because they may not have a word to match every definition called. Options for extending play past the traditional 5 in a row format increase the learning potential.
The words used in this activity are common denominator, convert, decimal number, decimal point, denominator, equivalent fractions, expanded form / expanded notation, fraction, greatest common factor, higher term fraction, improper fraction, Integer, irrational number, mixed number, numerator, part, percent / percentage, place holder, place value, proper fraction, proportion,
rational number, ratio, reciprocal, repeating decimals, simplest form (lowest term) fraction, terminating decimals, unit fraction, vinculum and whole.
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