Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt

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Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt

This is a great way to engage middle school math students! solving equations scavenger hunt can help your 7th and 8th grade students in many ways.

  • Do your students need more practice with solving equations with variables on both sides?
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    Do you want an active engagement practice activity that is aligned with standards?
  •  Are they struggling with rational number coefficients and constants?
  • Are your students able to make connections between equations from models and word problems?

 In this post, I'll show you how a solving equations scavenger hunt can help your students practice working with equations with variables on both sides in a variety of formats.

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Keep reading to discover:

  • Who the scavenger hunt is for, and
  • 3 ways to use the scavenger hunt in your classroom.

Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt for Middle School

The Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt is perfect for 8th graders applying one- and two-step equation concepts to equations with variables on both sides. This scavenger hunt would also be a great review for beginning Algebra students, or as a remediation.

Students will practice solving equations with rational number coefficients and constants, and will practice writing and solving equations from models and real-world application problems.


Who is the Scavenger Hunt Best For?

  • PreAP 7th-Grade who are learning two-step equations.
  • 8th-Graders who are applying one- and two-step equations.
  • Algebra students who need review or remediation.
Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt
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The Scavenger Hunt in Your Classroom

You can easily use this Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt in your classroom in a variety of different ways!

Students will be on task and working these 16-rigorous open-ended Common Core (8.EE.C.7) and STAAR (TEK 8.8C) aligned task cards. The scavenger hunt is very engaging to use. Here are three ideas to try with your students:

  • Hang questions around the room and have students individually, or in pairs, complete the 16 questions.
  • Pull small groups for review or remediation and use the questions for students to practice.
  • Copy specific pages to use as an assessment. Answers keys are available for every page.
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