Math Activities: Rational Exponent Block
Students really struggle learning rational exponent rules. In this fun game-based activity, students work together to practice their skills. This game provides practice with negative exponents and fractional exponents.
• Game-based learning
• Reusable game board and player cards – just print cards for different topics
• Great for students who are ahead or for students who need extra help after school
Basic Gameplay of Rational Exponent Block
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- Place all the game cards on the gameboard.
- The goal is to claim four spaces in a row, column, or diagonal.
- Players always take turns. To claim a spot on the board the player has to answer the question on the card (or simplify), and then checks the answer on the back.
- If they are correct, they get to stake a claim on the space. Now it is the turn of the other (or next) player.
- If they are incorrect, their opponent (or next player) gets to claim the space. It is now the turn of the opponent (or next player).
- The goal is to place four player cards on the board in a row, column, or on a diagonal.
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• Simplify algebraic expressions using rational exponent rules (negative and fractional exponents).
• Discuss mistakes and help other students with exponent rules.
For a Block Game with easier exponent rules, take a look at Exponent Block Game.