Writing Expressions From Words Logic Puzzle (5.OA.2)
Engage your students in practicing both their math skills and their higher level thinking skills with this Writing Expressions From Words Logic Puzzle! This activity is sure to make translating words into numeric expressions fun!
For this activity, students answer all of the math problems to determine which clues are "valid" to use for solving the logic puzzle. Then, they must use those clues to solve the logic puzzle correctly. The logic puzzle is a great way to motivate students to work through each problem.
This activity is meant to support Common Core 5.OA.A.2: Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them.
Included with this Writing Expressions From Words Logic Puzzle:
• Directions for use
• Problems sheet (20 problems)
• Answer sheet
• Clues sheet
• Puzzle sheet
• Answer key
Note: Students only translate words into expressions for this activity. They are not meant to solve the expressions, as stated in Common Core 5.OA.A.2.
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