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This engaging puzzle is a unique way to review the Order of Operations.
Two sizes are included - a full page version and a half page version that will fit perfectly into your interactive math notebook.
This is a great way to practice the Core Standard 5.OA.A.1.
Students LOVE puzzles. Compared to a traditional worksheet, a puzzle is MUCH more fun and engaging. Puzzles force our students to think, whether they want to or not.
Not only will your class have fun, but you don't need to prep! Just print and go - answer key is included.
Give yourself a break!
To solve the puzzle, students will simplify each expression by using the order of operations, and match it with the solution on another piece.
Try using this puzzle in a math station when you are doing rotations. Cut out the pieces ahead of time and laminate them to save time.
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How Can You Use this activity?
How to solve the puzzle:
What can you do about early finishers?
Give students some blank triangles. Once they have finished the puzzle, they can make a new puzzle with expressions and solutions of their own.
Specific Ways to Use This Activity: