# Integers (Mixed Operations) Card Game

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1. This Integers Activity Bundle features hands-on, discovery-based learning lessons and games. Students will discover how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers using concrete methods involving number lines. Then they will engage in card games that put their skills to the test in a cooperat
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This integers 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 simplify numerical expressions involving integers. Half of the cards have a numerical expression that requires one or two steps in order to simplify. The other half of the cards have the integer that results from simplifying the expression.

To play, first students deal out all of the cards. Then, without showing others the cards in their hands, students look for matching pairs of expressions. 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:
-34 cards (17 pairs)
-Old Math Guy (both color and black and white version) included
-Answer key
-Teacher's Guide with CCSS, objectives, materials, and procedure

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