Algebra Tile Teacher Resources

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Solving Equations Using Algebra Tiles

For Students 8th Standards
Turn equations into an activity and break out those algebra tiles! The video goes through each problem first with the traditional way of solving equations and then introduces the tiles to solve with the same steps side by side. This...
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Multiplying Polynomials Using Algebra Tiles

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Tiles are not just for algebra—see how they can help with multiplication too. Young mathematicians learn to use algebra tiles to model the multiplication of polynomials. A follow-up worksheet provides practice with the skill.
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Algebra Tiles and Solving Equations

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Young mathematicians solve linear equations by drawing models of algebra tiles using colored pencils. To finish, they solve the same equations algebraically and check their answers using a graphing calculator.
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Using Algebra Tiles to Explore Distributive Property

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Math is fun with algebra tiles! Young mathematicians explore eight expressions involving the distributive property and use algebra tiles to expand simple expressions. The resource is perfect for both guided and independent practice.
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Adding and Subtracting Polynomials Using Algebra Tiles

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scholars learn how using algebra tiles to add and subtract polynomials can model how to combine polynomials. They use their newfound knowledge to complete a worksheet of problems.
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Dividing Polynomials Using Algebra Tiles

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Discover how algebra tiles can help in dividing polynomials. Pupils watch as instructors demonstrate how to use algebra tiles to solve problems involving the division of a quadratic expression by a linear expression. Once they get the...
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Evaluating and Simplifying Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Discover how algebra tiles help evaluate expressions. Scholars learn to use algebra tiles to substitute values in for variables and evaluate expressions. The included worksheet contains a set of evaluation problems to assess individuals'...
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Completing the Square Using Algebra Tiles

For Students 8th - 10th
Challenge your class to complete word problems using algebra tiles about completing the square. Students complete 16 problems. Note: The answer key is not included.
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Solving Equations

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Pairs use algebra tiles to concretely solve, and explain each step in solving, multi-step, linear, algebra equations. They then explain each step in their solving strategy to the class as the teacher connects the algebraic process in...
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Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Algebra tiles help pupils understand many different algebra topics. The video explains the process of adding and subtracting polynomials using the tool. Seeing the terms as individual tiles helps learners understand the idea of a...
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Factoring

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Factor in this resource when teaching how to factor polynomials. Scholars use algebra tiles to factor linear and quadratic expressions. They practice their skill by working on example problems from a worksheet.
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Factoring Trinomials Using Tiles

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
What's the opposite of multiplying binomials? Learners apply their previous knowledge of multiplying binomials using algebra tiles to factor trinomials. The lesson plan introduces factoring as a process that uses algebra tiles to...
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Multiplying Binomials and Factoring Trinomials

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Two lessons for the price of one! Learners use algebra tiles to multiply binomials in the first lesson, Next, they use their knowledge from the first lesson to factor trinomials into two binomials.
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Addition of Polynomials: Splitting into Tiles

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Count on tiles to add polynomials. Pupils drag virtual algebra tiles onto colored mats to represent the sum of two polynomials. The learners count the number of like tiles to find the coefficient of each term. They finish by discussing...
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Adding and Subtracting Integers

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
It's time to break out those algebra tiles for some hands-on learning. To begin young mathematicians practice modeling how to add and subtract integers, before eventually learning to solve linear algebraic equations with the help of...
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Solving Linear Equations 4

For Students 9th
Ask your students to solve linear equations by looking at 8 different problems related to solving various types of linear equations. First, they define inverse operations and compare the 2 methods show to solve the equation. Then, they...
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Factorization of Quadratic Expressions: Algebra Tiles

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
What does it mean to factor the difference of two squares? The interactive presents an area model of the difference of two squares. Pupils rearrange the model to create a rectangular area. The learners determine the length and width...
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Modelling Adding and Subtracting Integers with Algebra Tiles

For Students 7th - 9th
Solve twenty-five adding and subtracting integers problems.  Middle schoolers will draw diagrams using algebra tiles for four of the problems.  Two examples are provided.
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Solving First Degree, Single Variable Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Middle schoolers will identify the parts of an algebraic expression by telling the number of terms in one expression. Then they will collect like terms and solve three problems. Next, they will complete a table involving three sets of...
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The Yo-Yo Problem: Solving Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners write the algebraic equation to determine the number of weeks money must be saved to purchase a yo-yo. In this algebra instructional activity, students create a pattern of one penny surrounded by six pennies. They continue the...
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Adding and Subtracting Integers Unit

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Just because one integer is larger than another doesn't mean it will make sense right away. Go beyond note taking and show learners, through the use of algebra tiles and a Four-Pan Algebra Balance, how the numbers relate to one another...
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Solve by Completing the Square

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
What do geometric squares have to do with quadratic equations? A lesson on solving quadratic equations by completing the square teaches middle and high schoolers how to use algebra tiles to create squares. They then use what they learned...
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Solving Equations

For Students 8th Standards
Demonstrate the abstract process of solving equations by using algebra tiles as a concrete representation. Scholars begin by solving equations through the use of manipulatives. As they gain more confidence, they progress to whiteboards...
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Factorization of Quadratic Expressions: Boxes for Factoring

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Create rectangles from the terms of a trinomial. The interactive provides virtual algebra tiles for participants to use to create quadratic trinomials. Pupils use the tiles and arrange them into a rectangle to find the factors of the...

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