Power, Zero & Negative Exponent Rules Guided Notes | Laws of Exponents


Introduce properties of exponents, specifically zero exponent rules, power of a power, negative exponent rules, with this 12-page packet of self-contained lesson on Laws of Exponents! Includes guided notes with doodles (sketch notes), color by number activity, maze, in class practice problems sheet, and real life application. It works well as a formal lesson, graphic organizer, scaffolded notes, or interactive notebooks for 8th grade math.

Why you'll love this

Students learn laws of exponents (negative exponents, zero exponent, and power of a power) through visual notes and practice problems, mazes, and doodle math (similar to color by number activity), and then read about a real life example of how exponents can be used in real life.

It's print-and-go and artsy—if your students love color by number, color by code, or sketch notes, they'll love this Magic Lesson: 4-in-1 Doodle Notes & Practice lessons.

Standards covered...

✅ 8.EE.A.1

Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 3² × (3⁻⁵) = (3⁻³) = 1/3³ = 1/27.

What's included... (12 pages total)

✅ Guided Notes (3 pages).

- how to calculate volume of rectangular prisms

✅ Maze (1 page)✅ Doodle Math, a Twist on Color by Number (1 page)

✅ Real Life Application. (1 page)

✅ Answer Key (6 pages)

Looking to teach the whole unit?

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Great for…

⭐ Introductory Lessons

⭐ Graphic Organizers

⭐ Scaffolded Notes

⭐ Interactive Notebooks

⭐ Review Lessons

⭐ Class Discussions

⭐ Extra Practice

⭐ Homework

Reviews for my other products…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Karen S. - “Just a good fun activity during the holidays for practicing skills! Great product!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐️ Christine M. - “I put this out as an extra credit assignment for my 8th graders at the end of the square and cube roots unit.  The students who chose to do it seemed to enjoy the "doodle" part because it was different than a typical color by number task.  Thank you!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Carly S. - “My students really loved this and it worked really well in my classroom!”

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