This growing bundle contains all of my holiday-themed partner stations for eighth grade and Algebra 1. Students work both independently and collaboratively during these hands-on activities that engage students in mathematically meaningful tasks.
You can either set up the 8 stations at groups of desks or tape the stations to the walls around the room. Either way keep the images that are alike together.
Pair students up. Assign one partner to be “A” and one to be “B.” They should record their assignment in the top right hand corner of their workspace.
Students travel to each station as a pair. They each complete one problem based on their letter assignment. Although they are each solving a different problem, they can check to see if they are correct because they should have matching answers.
Students neatly copy the original problem and show their work in the stations workspace.
Once they complete their problem and confirm their answer matches their partner’s answer, then they check the key to find the answer and write the corresponding letter in the small box in the right hand corner of the workspace. The list of answers in the key represents both correct answers and answers that correspond to common mathematical errors.
Students continue to go to all 8 stations. You can either allow students to move freely around the room in any order or set a timer and have students all rotate at the same time. Each station should take about 2-3 minutes.
In the end, they should unscramble the letters to find the mystery word. They share this mystery word with you to confirm that their work is complete. I allow those students who finish first to help other students complete the activity.
This is a growing bundle, meaning once you make your purchase, you will have access to all future holiday-themed partner stations that I create at no additional cost. There are currently 17 sets included in this bundle.
Last updated: March 15, 2017
Autumn Math Activity: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Autumn Math Activity: Scientific Notation
Halloween: Calculating Slope and Rate of Change
Halloween: Solving Linear Equations
Halloween: X- and Y-Intercepts
Thanksgiving: Writing Linear Equations
Thanksgiving: Applying the Pythagorean Theorem
Christmas: Rate of Change and Initial Value
Christmas: Angle Relationships
Valentine’s Day: Factoring Trinomials
Valentine’s Day: Comparing Rate of Change
Mardi Gras: Solving Quadratic Equations
Mardi Gras: Writing Equations in Slope Intercept Form
Pi Day: Three-Dimensional Measurement NEW!
St. Patrick’s Day: Two-Way Tables
Easter: Geometric Transformations NEW!
Easter: Rate of Change of Functions NEW!
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