Solve equations using the order of operations with this one-page worksheet.
This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your order of operations lesson.
Best used after a mini-lesson, this math activity helps students develop and practice the skills required to solve problems that require consideration of the order of operations.
Order of Operations Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this mathematics worksheet as a:
- Math center activity
- Post-lesson exit ticket
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Got fast finishers? This worksheet allows for an explanation of the process to extend students who showed mastery.
Students who need extra support have many chances to practice. Also, you can give students examples for each type of question.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
Before You Download
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.
This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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