Unknown Number Scoot (Addition and Subtraction with Variables Scoot) Task Cards

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MOVE your students to LEARN!

Want your students engaged in their learning? Tired of blank, sleepy faces staring back at you? Then Scoot is your solution! Instead of traditional formative assessments where students stare at a piece of paper- get them up and moving and see who has achieved mastery quickly. Do you have students that you need to pull into small groups to review a skill but nothing for the rest of the class to do? Use Scoot as task cards in your centers to keep your students engaged in their learning.

★ How to play

Love the sound of engaged and exciting learning? That is the sound you hear when a classroom is playing Scoot. Each child has a task card on their desk. You will decide how much time students get at each card. Students write the answer to all of the cards on an answer sheet that moves with them. When time is up for the card on that desk you’ll yell “SCOOT!” and every child will move to the next seat. Students continue until they make it all the way back to their original seat. You’ll hear students excitedly trying to figure out answers to problems they would normally complain about having to do!

★Card Specifics

Wondering what the cards/problems look like? Here are the specifics. Let me know if you have other questions about what is included in this product.
•These cards have unknowns (or variables) in all places
•Addition and subtraction problems
•Sums and differences are all under 100
•Unknown is represented by a question mark in each problem
•Base 10 blocks are used to represent all numbers

Check out the preview for a detailed look at what the cards look like!

★ Time Saving

As a teacher there is never enough time in the day- so save it with Scoot. We include three versions that save you time in different ways:

Super Ink Saver: More cards on each sheet with no backgrounds means less cutting and less ink. Simply Print, cut out, and go!
Black and White 4 cards to a page with beautiful Black and White Backgrounds and tens blacks. Great if you want to laminate but don’t have access/funds for color ink.

Color: Less cards on each page but in beautiful color- something you’ll want to use again and again each year. Take the time to cut them out now and laminate (or have a student leader do this!) and you’ll have them to use for years!

Hearing students excited about money will make your day!

★ Features
•1 set of 24 Questions Cards
•Color version of the cards (4 cards per page)
• Black &White version of cards (4 cards per page)
•Super Ink Saver version (6 cards per page- Black and White with no border)
•Student Answer Sheet
•Answer key for each set of cards
• 3, 2, 1 Exit slip formative assessment
•Directions on how to play and set up the game
•Tips on how I implement this game into my classroom

Common Core Standards

2.OA.A.1Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
•This version of scoot is focusing on the “unknowns in all positions”, “adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart”, and “symbols for the unknown number” part.
I really had to break this standard down for my kiddos before moving into one and two step word problems and this really helped!

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If you would like to see how my Scoot games are designed and judge the quality of my work please look at my 2 Digit Addition With Composing Freebie. It will show you what all of my Scoot products include and give you an idea of how they work.

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