Engaging MATH Worksheets, Tasks and Activities
Have your students apply their understanding of POWERS & EXPONENTS with these ERROR ANALYSIS activities.
Benefits of Math Error Analysis:
Giving students opportunities to identify and correct errors in presented solutions allows them to show their understanding of the mathematical concepts you have taught.
This resource includes 10 real-world POWERS & EXPONENTS word problems that are solved incorrectly. Students have to IDENTIFY THE ERROR, provide the CORRECT SOLUTION and share a helpful STRATEGY for solving the problem. An ANSWER KEY has also been provided with examples of possible answers.
How to Use:
When I present this activity to my students, I tell them that these are errors that students from my other class made and I need their help to correct them. Students LOVE correcting other students mistakes. Students can use these activities with a partner, as a warm-up , as classwork, homework, in math centers or group work.
✔ Write and Evaluate Powers
✔ Product of Powers
✔ Quotient of Powers
✔ Power of a Power
✔ Negative Exponents
Common Core Alignment :
* 8.EE.1 - Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions.
* MP3 - Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
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