Naming Ionic and Covalent Compounds Printable Task Card Activity
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Naming Compounds task cards are a great alternative to naming ionic compounds worksheets and naming covalent compounds worksheets. These task cards are great practice for naming ionic and covalent compounds from chemical formulas and writing chemical formulas from ionic and covalent compound names.
Using Task Cards
Mix and match from both decks so your kids can practice naming and writing formulas for ionic and covalent compounds during the same activity. The possibilities are endless. Just copy, laminate, and cut and these versatile cards will add variety and engagement to your classroom for years to come.
This task card bundle includes two decks each with 36 name cards with common uses and 36 formula cards. They can be used for compound naming and formula writing separately or mix and match to practice both during the same activity. Build your own custom deck to practice ionic and covalent compounds.
Here are just a few ways to use Task Cards in your classroom:
- Stations - Get kids up out of their seats as they rotate through the stations completing the tasks on each card.
- Scavenger Hunt - Hide the cards around the room to add an element of mystery.
- Quiz, Quiz, Trade - In this simple game, each student gets a card, pairs up with a partner and they quiz each other with the task on their cards. Once both partners have answered each others question, they trade cards and find a different partner.
- Early Finishers - Keep a set handy for those students who finish quickly.
- Sub Plans - Keep a set or two handy so your sub can keep students actively engaged.
- Decide whether you are going to print in color, grayscale, or black and white. The color cards are fun and look very professional. If color printing is not an option, the grayscale and blackline options look great on colored cardstock.
- Decide how you are going to use the cards in class. The easiest, most economical methods are those that require only one card deck to be shared between the entire class. If you are planning on assigning card deck to be completed by small groups, you will need a deck for each group.
- Decide whether you are going to print your card deck with a printed back. A printed back does not affect the usefulness of the cards. A printed back is purely aesthetic and is a personal decision.
- Print your card decks. If you are printing the color deck, I recommend using white card stock. If you are printing the black line deck, I recommend printing on colored card stock. You can use one color per deck to distinguish between decks, or you can print each deck on a variety of colors. The choice is yours.
- Laminate your card decks. While this is not essential, it will open up the possibility of students writing on the card deck if you choose, but more importantly, will make the cards last a lot longer.
- Cut apart your cards. The cards are designed to be printed to 100% and fill an entire 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper. This reduces the number of cuts and eliminates waste.
- Store them using a method that works for you so you can use them from year-to-year.
This Naming Compounds Task Card bundle includes:
· 144 Task Cards with 72 unique compounds, common uses, and formulas (Full-color, grayscale, and blackline)
· Student Response Sheets
· Answer Keys