Early Finishers & Gifted – Balancing Equations Within 10
These early finishers and gifted task cards will engage your students in problem solving at the application level. Lots of fun yet challenging!
Balancing equations is a difficult concept for most students. Besides being perfect to challenge your early finishers and gifted students, these balancing equations within 10 tasks are differentiated (3 different levels). Without a doubt, they will be your go-to resource for teaching balancing equations! 🤓
👉Importantly, here’s what teachers are saying about these balancing equations within 10 tasks.
“This is an incredible resource! I love the tens frames to scaffold the kids who don’t quite get the concept of balancing the equation. Additionally, I love how you separated the task cards into three different levels.” -Nona N.
“Such a wonderful resource for teaching this tough concept for 3rd graders!” – Elizabeth S.
“This is a great resource. It works great for Scoot as well as small groups.” -Michele D.
“Loved this activity! I added in student balances to make it hands-on.” – Mikala Hartis
There are 36 problems in task card format. Also included are worksheet formats. You can choose which balancing equations within 10 version works best for you.
Additionally, every balancing equations within 10 task card is in color and also in black & white.
The balancing equations within 10 tasks include 3 different levels for differentiation.
- First is Level One – addition facts using the turn-around (flip-flop) strategy (commutative property)
- Next is Level Two – mixed addition facts
- Then Level Three – mixed addition and subtraction facts
A recording sheet is included as well as two different formats of answer keys that may be easily used by students as well as by you.
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Have fun Mathing!
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