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This puzzle is a fun and engaging way to practice two-step equations!
I LOVE puzzles. They're so much better than a traditional boring worksheet...
And my classes love them too. Students vastly prefer an activity like a puzzle to their normal practice.
Any easy, no-prep activity for you - just print and go! It comes with a worksheet and answer key!
- The text is read along the outside of the triangle. If you rotate your triangle, you will easily be able to read all of the text right side up.
- For every spot that the triangles match up, the equation and solution must match up.
- When two triangles are touching (share a side), they must be a match.
- There will be equations and solutions that are not used. They will end up along the outer rim of the puzzle with no match.
How can you use this activity?
- Independent Practice
- Group Work
What should you do about early finishers?
- Give students some blank triangles. Once they have finished the puzzle, they can continue the puzzle with expressions and solutions of their own.
- See who can add on the most triangles before time expires.
- *BONUS: You can now use these cards in the future.*
How to solve the puzzle:
- Solve each expression to find the solution.
- Match up expressions with their correct answer.
- When matches are found, place the puzzle pieces and work on the next part.
- Make sure that all shared lines represent the same number.
- Once everything matches up, you are finished! Congrats!
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