# Two Step Equations | Doodle Math: Twist on Color by Number | Christmas

## Overview

Looking for a fun way to help your middle school students master two step equations? This Doodle & Color by Number resource is just what you need! Designed for sixth to eighth graders, it features 16 engaging problems that require solving equations with both positive and negative integer solutions. Your students will enjoy the elf-themed artwork while practicing essential skills that align with CCSS 8.EE.C.7.b and CCSS 7.EE.B.4.a. Plus, it’s a perfect winter or Christmas activity that adds a little holiday spirit to your math lessons!

## Why you'll love this

Students practice solving two step equations with positive and negative integer solutions with this Two Step Equations Doodle & Color by Number resource. Contains 16 questions total with an elf themed image perfect for winter and Christmas.

It's a fresh twist on color by number or color by code. Each correct answer unlocks a doodle pattern students can use to complete a mystery image with the colors of their choice. They keep students engaged, free up your time for differentiation, and look great as classroom decorations.

CCSS Standards: 7.EE.B.4a, 8.EE.C.7b

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This activity is in my Two Step Equations Doodle & Color by Number Holiday Pack, which has 5 holiday images—at a savings of 60% off individual resources.

What’s included:

1. Problem set. Solving two step equations with positive and negative integers. - 16 problems

2. Image sheet. The image has an elf, stocking, and candy cane, perfect for winter and Christmas. Students fill in the designated sections for doodling.

3. Answer key. Included for both the problems and the image sheet.

What teachers say about my Doodle & Color by Number activities:

• ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was difficult for my accelerated students! I loved it and so did they! They found trying to doodle the drawing and win ‘the best doodler’ fun. Students were engaged with the math, but also with their creativity.” - Kay Y.

• ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I loved that this activity had different levels. I used the 2 different levels with as an on-grade level support and a below-grade level support.” – Cristin B.

• ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was a great review for my 6th graders. This helped to keep them engaged while I worked with small groups.” – Ashley B.

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