A Math Libs Answer Key

A Math Libs Answer Key

Math Libs Answer Key

I’ve seen this question on Facebook and Quora so often, I decided to create a quick answer key and share it.


This is the fifth post in a series I created called “Spicing up the Secondary Classroom.” The focus of this post is my very popular Math Libs! But these Math Libs are very different than the sweet ones you find here on KidCourses. They are designed for upper level students (grades 7-10), and involve stations in the classroom that allow for MOVEMENT! Which in my experience, always leads to a better lesson and more learning.

My Math Libs are ones in which students solve math problems first, then look up their answer on a solutions card in order to fill in a funny story. These stories are most always about a teacher or administrator in their building doing silly things! You are able to edit all the story elements to make them even more personal for your students. (Source: kidcourses.com)


Version 2) Each station only has ONE problem. This means there is only one final story at the end and not multiple answers. Many teachers like this version because they are easier to grade!

Here is Station A from my Multi-Step Equations Math Lib. This is a version where each group will get a different story because it depends on which problem they choose at each station. Station A has teacher names, which you can replace to ones within your own building. (Source: kidcourses.com)


Your students will get a kick out of completing this Christmas themed mad lib style activity! This product includes 7 multiple choice questions, asking students to calculate percent change. Students will fill in the blanks in the story with the word that is next to each correct answer in the multipl

Order of Operations Math LibSimilar to a "mad" lib, students generate pieces to a story as they move throughout stations simplifying numerical expressions using the order of operations.There are 9 stations, with 9 cards at each station. As a group of 3-4, students choose one card from each station t (Source: www.teacherspayteachers.com)


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