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# MATH Four

6th - 7th
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Pages
31 pages

### Description

6th Grade MATH Four - A Matching Game

Content:
✔ inequality word problems
✔ graphing inequalities
✔ identifying possible solutions for inequalities

What is included:
This resource includes 16 sets of inequality matching cards, an answer key, and four different options for worksheets that can be used for remediation, as a student answer sheet, or homework.

How to use:
MATH Four is a take on the classic card game spoons.
Materials Needed:
Spoons, one fewer than there are players
(Other objects can be used, but should not have a point i.e. forks, pens, and pencils.)
3 to 6 players
One standard deck of Math Four cards (64 cards)
Modifications:
This game can be differentiated by cutting the deck in half or only requiring students to match 3 cards instead of 4. Students can also each start with a word problem and are asked to find the graph and inequalities that match their word problem.

Game Play:
Arrange the spoons in a small circle in the center of the table. Each player gets dealt four cards. Every player is trying to match four of a kind in their hands. The remaining cards sit to the right of the dealer. The dealer picks a card off the top of the pile to have 5 cards in his hand, removes one and passes it facedown to the left. Each player draws cards, one at a time, from their right and discards facedown on their left. The last player places his discard in a trash pile. Cards are picked up and passed quickly around the table until someone gets four of a kind and takes a spoon. Once the player with four of a kind takes a spoon, anyone can take a spoon. The player left without a spoon get a letter. If the person who gets four of a kind is incorrect, they receive the letter. If at any time the draw cards run out, the dealer will reshuffle the trash pile and keep going.

Objective:
The winner is the last player remaining. Players get closer to elimination each time they do not get a spoon and take a letter to spell the word M – A – T – H. Spell the word and you are out.

Common Core Aligned

Enjoy and please leave feedback and let me know what you think!

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