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Determine the Missing Operation: A StudyJams! Activity

An engaging, animated video shares with students a step-by-step tutorial for finding the missing operation in an equation.



Activity Type

  • Computer Lab Activities
  • Interactive Whiteboard Activities

For grades 3–5, Scholastic's StudyJams: Determine the Missing Operation animated video walks students through equations to familiarize them with operator symbols, how they're used, and how to find missing operations in equations. Students can take a multiple-choice quiz on what they've learned. They can also read a list of related vocabulary words.

Learning Objectives

Students participating in Determine the Missing Operation will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of increasing and decreasing power of operators
  • Test strategy to determine missing operations

Susan Cheyney

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