SOLVE it! Sums/Differences to 20- A New TWIST to Flashcards!

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***UPDATE*** 8/20/14- Made a more printer friendly cover to the cards where the title would show. Print 2-sided, long edge binding. :)

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SOLVE it!! A New TWIST on Flashcards BUNDLE

Take a look at the Multiplication and Division Set below!!
SOLVE it!! Multiplication/Division to the 10s

Do your students need work on fact fluency but are bored of the same games and activities? Well, here's a new TWIST to flashcards!! SOLVE it! is a game inspired by the children's game called Spot it! In this game, students will work with a group, partner or individually to find addition and subtraction facts on each SOLVE it! card!

SOLVE it! can be used as a quick, fact fluency game where the kids turn over the top card of the pile. They look at the number in the center circle which is their sum or difference for the facts they find on that card. When they spot an addition and/or subtraction fact, they SHOUT it out. The others make sure the student is correct. If the student is correct, they keep the card. Play continues until all the cards are gone. The student with the most cards at the end wins! I've included a quick, half sheet recording sheet so you have a way to check for understanding when they play the game.

Another way to use the cards is to have them try to find SEVERAL facts on each card and record them on the recording sheet. This is more of a task card type activity which would also be a great warm-up before they play the fast paced game! :)

I have included the following:
2 pages of directions for the teacher

Direction cards for the students

Black/White set of both 0-10 and 10-20 sums/differences

Blue Set of 20 cards from 0-10 sums/differences with 2 blank for you to add to

Yellow Set of 20 cards from 10-20 sums/differences with 2 blank for you to add to

Card backs that have the SOLVE it! title on it in case you would like to print them two sided. Just make sure to line up the correct sides for the back to back printing. The graphics of the kids are in color, but they look great printed in black/white as well.

SOLVE it! Recording Sheet (half sheets) for the fast paced game activity

SOLVE it! Recording Sheet (full pages) for the task card type activity with a front and back to copy two sided

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I hope you and your students enjoy this game and activity!!! Make sure to FOLLOW ME so you can be the first to know about new SOLVE it! games and activities as well as other new products! I would love to hear what you think as well so feel free to leave FEEDBACK!! You can earn TPT credits for the feedback too! :)

Thanks so much for stopping by!!!
Nicole Swisher :)
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SOLVE it! Sums/Differences to 20- A New TWIST to Flashcards!
SOLVE it! Sums/Differences to 20- A New TWIST to Flashcards!
SOLVE it! Sums/Differences to 20- A New TWIST to Flashcards!
SOLVE it! Sums/Differences to 20- A New TWIST to Flashcards!