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Looking for an engaging, FREE activity for February? Explore this fun twist on traditional task cards with jokes/riddles, QR codes and a ❤ Valentine’s Day theme! These task cards target the concept and practice of single-digit multiplication through different representations using arrays, equal groups, repeated addition, word problems, skip counting and number patterns. Use for small group instruction, math centers/stations/rotations, concept review & practice, assessment, exit slips, partner work and whole class games such as ‘Scoot!’ Task cards are super versatile with endless options for use. This FREE Valentine’s Day version is perfect for a party!
These TASK CARDS WITH A TWIST are appropriate for all students practicing the concept of multiplication across various educational settings: general education core classes, special education classes, intervention groups, tutoring sessions and homeschooling environments. TASK CARDS WITH A TWIST were designed specifically with struggling learners in mind as a way to increase engagement through technology, humor and fun!
The following contents are included in TASK CARDS WITH A TWIST: VALENTINE’S DAY MULTIPLICATION FREEBIE:
❤ Notes for the Teacher: Features & Ideas for Use
❤ 16 Multiplication Concept Task Cards (blackline with QR codes) - Valentine’s Day theme
❤ Student Response Sheet with a Joke/Riddle to decode
❤ Teacher Answer Key
Special features of TASK CARDS WITH A TWIST: VALENTINE’S DAY MULTIPLICATION FREEBIE:
❤ Task cards with QR codes link to images with the correct answer for the given card question as well as a letter clue for solving the joke/riddle at the bottom of the student response sheet. To use the task cards with QR codes, students will need to have access to a device with a QR code reader. In this Valentine's Day Freebie, students will not be able to decode the joke/riddle unless they have access to the QR code answers. (If you are unable or prefer not to use this technology, please see below for other related resources that do not require QR code readers.)
❤ The teacher answer key includes all correct responses for task cards as well as the answer to the joke/riddle.
❤ Dashed line guides are provided for easy symmetrical trimming of cards.
◉ Common Core Aligned ◉
CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.1 Interpret products of whole numbers
CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.3 Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities
• If you are looking for this type of resource in another theme or for a different skill, you may be interested in exploring all of the TASK CARDS WITH A TWIST that are available. These resources come in both color and blackline designs with or without QR codes. Sets are available individually or bundled.
♣ Task Cards with a Twist: Leprechaun Chase Multiplication - This set features QR ANIMATIONS!
✿ Task Cards with a Twist: Spring Subtraction Egg Hatch Surprise - This set features QR ANIMATIONS!
● Task Cards with a Twist: Halloween Franken-Feet Combinations of 10 - This set is DIFFERENTIATED!
★ TASK CARDS WITH A TWIST: MULTIPLICATION ALL SEASONS BUNDLE includes all four seasonally-themed multiplication sets at a reduced price. Check it out if you would like this resource for more than one season, because it will save you money!
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