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# Writing Equations – I Have, Who Has? Game

• Updated:  06 Jun 2023

Practice identifying word sentences for different equations with an exciting I Have, Who Has game.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

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teaching resource

# Writing Equations – I Have, Who Has? Game

• Updated:  06 Jun 2023

Practice identifying word sentences for different equations with an exciting I Have, Who Has game.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

Practice identifying word sentences for different equations with an exciting I Have, Who Has game.

## Looking for 6th-Grade Math Games?

Are you looking for a fun, whole-class game to review how to represent equations with words? Teach Starter has created an “I Have, Who Has?” game for your students to review different ways equations can be written or presented. This game includes 32 cards to use as a whole class game.

To play, distribute the game cards amongst students. Some students may need to have 2 cards so that all cards can be used. The student with the first card begins the game. Students must listen to the equations and determine if the word sentences on their card match the card that has been read. Play continues until all cards have been read.

Through this activity, students will practice identifying equations for different word sentences.

## Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your math lessons.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:

### 🆘 Support Struggling Students

For students who need some support, gather a small group to demonstrate how the game works. Students can observe and see how each player reads their card, and then other classmates will see if their card is the answer to the previous question.

### ➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to list out as many different ways their equation could be written. As an example, 3.5 + n = 21 could be written with the terms added to, sum, combined, etc.

## Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource.

Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.

This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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