Valentine's Math Skills & Learning Center (Adding & Subtracting Integers)

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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Do you need a fun way for your students to practice computing the sums and differences of rational numbers (integers)? How about a Valentine's math activity or learning center perfect for the month of February? Try Cupid's Candy Heart Dart, the simple game on this file that students will talking about for months... just print and play!

There are two methods of play; solely dependent upon the amount of time you have available in preparation of this fun activity. One method involves game cards, where one side of a paper card has an addition or subtraction problem, and the other side will have the correct sum or difference. Students play by solving the problems that are face-up on a card, record their answers on a recording sheet, self-check the answer on the back, and if he or she is correct, they get to spin a paper-clip spinner and move down through the candy hearts.

The second method of play eliminates the use of the game cards, thus reducing the overall preparation time. Students use a single die to determine problems to solve on their recording sheets, independently self-check the answer with the corresponding answer key, and if he or she is correct, they get to spin a paper-clip spinner and move down through the candy hearts.

This file contains:

●suggested procedures and management for both methods of play (whole-class and learning center)

●2 Cupid’s Candy Heart Dart game boards… one with festive messages, one without.

●2 paper-clip spinners with 6 and 8 outcomes

●3 adding fractions recording sheets with corresponding answer keys for the students to record their answers to the various questions they will solve during the game (and for teachers to have answer documentation)

●3 subtracting fractions recording sheets with corresponding answer keys for the students to record their answers to the various questions they will solve during the game (and for teachers to have answer documentation)

●3 sets of 16 adding fractions question cards and 16 corresponding answer cards

●3 sets of 16 subtracting fractions question cards and 16 corresponding answer cards

●1 set of blank recording sheets and answer keys

●1 set of 32 blank question cards and 32 blank answer cards

Your students are certain to have a blast playing this lovely game, all the while sharpening their ability to compute sums and differences of rational numbers.

Enjoy!
Total Pages
60
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Valentine's Math Skills & Learning Center (Adding & Subtra
Valentine's Math Skills & Learning Center (Adding & Subtra
Valentine's Math Skills & Learning Center (Adding & Subtra
Valentine's Math Skills & Learning Center (Adding & Subtra