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Activity
PBS

Take It in Stride

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
One step at a time, pupils practice their measurement techniques as they analyze their stride length. They design their own procedures for measuring and relate their stride measurements to the distance traveled by making calculations.
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Workbook
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Expressions and Equations

For Students 6th Standards
Variables may be unknown, but expressions and equations are easy to understand. Pupils learn to write, evaluate, and simplify numeric and algebraic expressions. They also investigate how to write and solve simple equations and...
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Activity
Under the Dome

Triangle Mystery ...

For Students 6th Standards
Build a pyramid based on sums. Individuals watch a video of a computer program that creates a pyramid of numbers based upon a starting number. The scholars develop a hypothesis on how the number trick works and share their thoughts on...
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Activity
Under the Dome

Consecutive Number Sums

For Students 6th Standards
Determine equivalent methods to find sums of consecutive numbers. Learners watch a video of a computer program that finds the sum of five consecutive numbers given a starting number. Pupils hypothesize how to determine the sum without...
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Activity
Under the Dome

A Math-ic Prediction

For Students 6th Standards
Trick out mathematical expressions. Scholars participate in a computerized magic trick where the computer guesses the final answer to a series of operations. Pupils investigate the trick to determine what is happening. Individuals then...
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Worksheet
4
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Flipped Math

Unit 1 Review: Analyze Graphs and Expressions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Get in one last practice. Pupils work through 12 problems and a performance task to review the topics in Unit 1. The problems cover analyzing and modeling with graphs, algebraic properties of equality, and adding, subtracting, and...
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Instructional Video13:58
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Flipped Math

Algebraic Properties

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Properly apply properties to arrive at equivalent expressions. Pupils review the main properties of equivalence with the guidance from the video. They take the knowledge from the video and apply the properties within the instruction and...
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Interactive
New Mexico State University

Agrinautica

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Individuals play a computer game to terraform planets. Learners add plants, animals, fungi, and minerals to the planet surface by creating numerical expressions that represent the objects. After playing the game for a while, the class...
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eBook
CK-12 Foundation

CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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Interactive
PHET

Expression Exchange

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Bank on your ability to write equivalent expressions. Scholars use an interactive to create expressions using coins. They then convert these to algebraic expressions and figure out how to evaluate them. A game with various difficulty...
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Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

Module 7: Structure of Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The structure of an expression is a descriptive feature. Learners build a solid understanding of quadratic functions using an analysis of expressions in different forms. The seventh module in a series of nine includes 12 lessons...
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Activity
101 Questions

Foreign Subway Order

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Subway orders are the same in every language, right? An inquiry-based lesson presents a Subway ordering board from an Asian country. Given an order, learners must determine the cost by comparing symbols of the order to the symbols on the...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Algebra Expressions with Exponents: Fish Tank Cube

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
There's nothing fishy about this resource. A slider interactive lets users adjust the side length of a fish tank cube. It aids in seeing changes in the volume and how to express the volume using an algebraic expression.
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Simplify Products or Quotients of Single Variable Expressions: Quotients of Single Variable Expressions

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Investigate division within an algebraic term using an inquiry-based lesson. Individuals adjust sliders and watch as the simplification of the term changes. Questions help guide them to important conclusions.
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Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

Equation Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th Standards
You'd feel bad if someone called you by the wrong name — and equations are no different. Young mathematicians learn the vocabulary associated with equations and expressions identifying these components in sample equations.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Read Expressions in Which Letters Stand for Numbers III

For Teachers 6th Standards
Those key operation words sure come in handy. Groups continue their work with converting between different notations for algebraic expressions. They work in stations to write the symbolic form for given verbal phrases. This is the 17th...
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Worksheet
Keep Your Children Safe

Hurt Tracker Math

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Boost emotional intelligence and division skills with a three-question worksheet featuring two imaginary towns that record when citizens hurt, forgive, or punish one another. Using division, scholars calculate each problem to decide...
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Writing
Keep Your Children Safe

What Is Happiness

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Explore the feeling of happiness with a worksheet created to boost emotional intelligence. Scholars detail what makes them happy then draw a happy face. 
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Writing
Keep Your Children Safe

What Makes Me Afraid

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Encourage scholars to be brave about feeling afraid with learning exercise designed to enhance emotional intelligence. Learners share what makes them feel afraid then draw a face that appears scared.  
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Assessment
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Balanced Assessment

Transformation II

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Develop a solid understanding of the manipulation of expressions to produce equivalent expressions. Given an expression, pupils rearrange it to create a new one. Their new functions must match the structure of the model expressions.
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Assessment
1
1
Balanced Assessment

Transformation I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewriting expressions in different forms is an essential algebra skill. Support the development of this skill by using a task that asks scholars to begin with a linear, quadratic, and rational expression and then manipulate them into a...
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Assessment
Bowland

Youth Hostel

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Given a set of criteria, individuals determine how to arrange males and females in a dormitory. They must meet the requirements and communicate their plan clearly.
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Assessment
1
1
Balanced Assessment

Sloppy Student I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"Does this work every time?" We've all heard it. Now learners get to explore methods to answer that question themselves. Pupils analyze a mistake that has been made with creating a formula for multiplying binomials. They then create...
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Workbook
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Utah Education Network (UEN)

Expressions and Equations Part 1

For Students 7th Standards
Express your love of equations! Pupils first learn to write and simplify numerical and algebraic expressions. Then, create and solve two-step equations. The progression is a great way to introduce the concept slowly.