Practice converting between radical form and rational exponent form with this free and fun rational exponents activity that is formatted as a square tarsia matching puzzle.

# Exponent Rules Activities

Looking for the perfect activity to teach exponent rules or laws of exponents? Here are 9 exponent rules activities that I have used with my own math students over the years. Activities for Practicing Exponent Rules Exponent Rules Match-Up Activity I ran across this exponent rule match-up activity from Maria Andersen. I thought it would …

I ran across this exponent rules match-up activity in the Algebra Activities Instructor’s Resource Binder from Maria Andersen. It was published by Cengage in 2011. I thought it would make the perfect review activity for exponent rules for my Algebra 2 students. I did find a copy of the activity uploaded online (page 7 of …

I created this exponent rules review game in February of 2020. It exposes students to actual ACT questions from past released exams, and it gives students a chance to play the role of exam writer by crafting tricky distractors for each question. I originally crafted this review game for my Pre-Calculus students. I wanted to …

This lovely exponent task is from Mathematics for the College Boards by Rich Barnett (Copyright 1967 AMSCO). Because each problem in the matching task involves the variable m and the numbers 2 and 3, the task really gets to the bottom of whether students understand the role played by exponents and coefficients. This is the same …

After reviewing the order of operations, we completed this negatives and exponents graphic organizer in our Algebra 1 interactive notebook. I think in the future, I would make this activity into some sort of card sort instead. I also wish I would have had a place where students formally recorded the difference between a negative …

Here are the exponent rules notes I used with my Algebra 2 students. We glued the a list of exponent rules in our interactive notebooks. Every year, I keep trying a different way to review exponent rules. For my Algebra 2 students, I gave them a list of exponent rules. We wrote a word summary …

After creating a foldable book of exponent rules, my students needed some practice problems. This was the perfect time to pull out an exponent rules card sort activity. The card sort activity is actually meant as a game called karuta, but we’ll talk about the game version in a little bit. I’ve found from experience …

To kick off our review of exponent rules, we played an exponent rules review game that I found on Nathan Kraft’s blog. Without telling the students what we were doing, I told them all to go write their name on the dry erase board and draw four x’s below. First hour, one of my students …

I want to share the foldable book of exponent rules we created in Algebra 1 to glue in our interactive notebooks. We made a “poof book” from a single sheet of copy paper. After playing The Game of Grudge yesterday as a review game to see what we remembered about exponent rules, my students were …

This exponent foldable was inspired by To The Square Inch. I had my Algebra 1 students create an exponent problem of their choice. They had to illustrate it on their exponent foldable. We labeled the exponent, the base, and the power as our vocabulary words. Exponent Foldable We glued our exponent foldable in our Algebra …