This geometry vocabulary review game is modeled after the traditional card game, "Old Maid." Students play "Old Math Guy" in groups of 4-5. Students will demonstrate their ability to match geometry vocabulary words with pictorial representations. All included words are a review of eighth grade math topics.
To play, first students deal out all of the cards. Then, without showing others the cards in their hands, students look for matching pairs. They put down any pairs in front of them face up so others can confirm that they have indeed found a match.
One player begins by holding their cards facing down in a fanned out fashion and offering their hand to the student to their left. If the receiving student gets a card that is a match with a card already in their hand they can put it down. Then the student who just took a card turns to the student on their left and allows them to select a card at random, etc.
There is one card that is the “Old Math Guy.” (Use either the color or black and white version.) The student who is stuck with this card after all other pairs are matched loses the game.
Included Vocab Words:
Alternate Interior Angles
Alternate Exterior Angles
Converse of Pythagorean Theorem
Volume of Cone Formula
Volume of Cylinder Formula
Volume of Sphere Formula
-34 cards (17 pairs)
-Old Math Guy (both color and black and white version) included
-Teacher's Guide with CCSS, objectives, materials, and procedure
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