Worksheet
Math Stars

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
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...
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...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
It's okay to get caught with your hand in a virtual cookie jar. Pupils use an interactive to drag cookies from two cookie jars onto a plate. They investigate how an expression representing the number of remaining cookies changes as users...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Expressions for Real-Life Situations: Shopping for Sisters

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Shopping for a resource on writing algebraic expressions? Look no further. Pupils use an interactive to drag shirts and pants out of a shopping bag. They create and evaluate an expression to represent the cost of the clothes.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Exponents

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bring your young mathematicians into the fold. Scholars conduct an activity folding paper to see the relationship between the number of folds and the number of resulting layers in the 23rd installment of a 36-part module. The results of...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Multiplication and Division

For Teachers 6th Standards
Don't table the resource on writing expressions for relationships in tables. Scholars investigate relationships between variables and write algebraic expressions involving multiplication and division. These expressions help solve...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Addition and Subtraction

For Teachers 6th Standards
Let Y represent Yes to using an excellent resource. Pupils first learn to define variables using a complete description in the 19th part in a series of 36. They write expressions involving addition and subtraction in real-world contexts...
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...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing and Expanding Multiplication Expressions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Find out what's so standard about standard form. Scholars learn to write multiplication expressions with variables in the 10th lesson in a series of 36. They use different symbols for multiplication and translate between standard and...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Multiplication and Addition

For Teachers 6th Standards
How many people can sit around a table? The 22nd part in a series of 36 continues the work on writing and evaluating expressions to include expressions with two operations. Pupils use models to determine an expression for the number of...
Assessment
EngageNY

For Students 6th Standards
Halfway through the module — the perfect time for an assessment. The 18th installment of a 36-part series is a mid-module assessment. Scholars provide evidence of understanding through various mathematical and contextual problems.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Read Expressions in Which Letters Stand for Numbers II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Reading and writing take on a whole different meaning in math class. Young mathematicians learn to read verbal phrases by focusing on operation words. They write equivalent algebraic expressions for both mathematical and contextual...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing Division Expressions II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Division is division is division is division ... four different ways to write division. Scholars continue to learn about division expressions. They translate between several forms, including verbal phrases, expressions using the division...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing Division Expressions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Express division using different expressions. Individuals learn to write division expressions both with and without the division symbol in the 13th lesson of a 36-part series. They consider both numerical and algebraic expressions...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

For Teachers 6th Standards
Symbols make everything so much more concise. Young mathematicians learn to write addition and subtraction expressions — including those involving variables — from verbal phrases. Bar models help them understand the concept.
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

Translate and Evaluate

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Translate, evaluate, educate. Discover how to translate and evaluate expressions. Young mathematicians first review words and phrases that indicate operations and learn to write algebraic expressions from verbal descriptions....
Assessment
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Balanced Assessment

Number Game

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all in the numbers! Create a mathematical model to analyze a number game and develop a winning strategy. Using a given numerical pattern, scholars write an expression to model the scenario. They then interpret the pattern of the...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Linear and Nonlinear Expressions in x

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear or not linear — that is the question. The lesson plan has class members translate descriptions into algebraic expressions. They take the written expressions and determine whether they are linear or nonlinear based upon the...
Assessment
1
1
Balanced Assessment

Number Trick

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show your classes the magic of numbers. Using a number trick, learners practice writing algebraic expressions. They then use their expression to perform the trick. Their exploration should help them understand the magic behind the trick.
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

Sidewalk Patterns

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Sidewalk patterns ... it's definitely not foursquare! Learners investigate patterns in sidewalk blocks, write an expression to represent the pattern, and then solve problems using the expressions.
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

Patchwork

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Sew up learning on writing rules for patterns with an assessment task that has pupils investigate the number of triangles needed for cushions of different sizes. They then use the data to generate a rule for a cushion of any size.
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

Sidewalk Stones

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One block, two blocks, white blocks, gray blocks. In the high school assessment task, learners investigate patterns of sidewalk stones to develop a quadratic expression for each colored block. Young mathematicians then use the expression...
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

Table Tiling

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
How many total tiles does it take to tile a table top? Learners apply geometric concepts to determine the number of tiles needed for a specific square table top, and then use the result to create expressions for the number of tiles...