Worksheet
Waterloo Mathematics

#### Grade 7 Patterning and Algebra: Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Classmates solve 18 different problems that are mostly word problems that apply algebraic expressions. They draw different combinations of masses on a scale that would balance. They also simplify expressions and solve for x in a number...
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EngageNY

#### Comparing Rational Expressions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Introduce a new type of function through discovery. Math learners build an understanding of rational expressions by creating tables and graphing the result.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Mathematical Expressions

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this mathematical expressions instructional activity, students write out the appropriate expressions for each equation. There are four fill-in's to complete.
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Writing Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice writing algebraic expressions from written phrases. The objective is to consider two seemingly similar phrases, write them as algebraic expressions, and then simplify using the order of operations. Learners are challenged to...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Order of Operations with Variable Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore grouping symbols to mathematical equations to discover the importance of the "order of operations." Learners compare the absence of commas in connected text to the absence of grouping symbols in mathematical...
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EngageNY

#### Equivalent Rational Expressions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Rational expressions are just fancy fractions! Pupils apply fractions concepts to rational expressions. They find equivalent expressions by simplifying rational expressions using factoring. They include limits to the domain 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...
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EngageNY

#### Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Five out of four people have trouble with fractions! After comparing simplifying fractions to simplifying rational expressions, pupils use the same principles to multiply and divide rational expressions.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Writing Addition and Subtraction Expressions

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
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 instructional activity of a 36-part series. They consider both numerical and algebraic...
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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Simplifying Rational Expressions

For Students 10th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students simplify rational expressions using common denominators. There are 50 questions requiring factoring and grouping, with an answer key.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Exploring Expressions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Examine parts of an expression in this algebra lesson plan. Ninth graders identify the properties of the coefficient and their behavior to the graph. They graph the equation on a TI to see their results.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Equivalent Expressions A.10

For Students 9th
In this equivalent expressions worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 9 different multiple choice problems. First, they determine the expression that is equivalent to the given equation. Then, students write the diameter of a number...
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Curated OER

#### Interpreting Algebraic Expressions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Interpreting algebraic expressions is a fundamental skill in beginning algebra. This lesson approaches the task in numerous ways. First, learners assess their understanding with a short worksheet on converting between words and...
Lesson Plan
Organization for Educational Technology & Curriculum

#### Introduction to Variables and Algebraic Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Begin your next algebra unit with this introductory instructional activity on variables and algebraic expressions. This plan requires a SMART board and includes a SMART notebook file. The file contains a guiding question and two learning...
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Expressions and Equations

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Express your wonder at this resource. Middle schoolers solve 10 short problems in the expressions and equations domain. They apply operations with scientific notation, set up and solve equations, and analyze linear equations.
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...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### 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'...
Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

#### Express Yourself!

For Teachers 1st Standards
Encourage scholars to express themselves with help from an engaging song. Sung to the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down," participants sing phrases that offer tips for dealing with emotions—sad, happy, worried, proud, mad, and...
Lesson Plan
Kent State University

#### How Does that Work?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Sixth and seventh graders explore algebra word problems. They work with a partner to solve word problems distributed by e-mail. Learners simplify mathematical expressions following a "think aloud" algebra strategy modeled by the teacher....
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Worksheet 3.1 Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Middle and high schoolers complete and solve 12 various types of problems. First, they express the output as a function of the input in each table. Then, pupils evaluate for the given variable when the value is as stated. In addition,...
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Equivalent Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
This online worksheet can be printed, projected on the board, or used as example problems for the class to solve. They write equivalent expressions for a set of given equations, 14 total. This page contains an answer link and links to...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Read Expressions in Which Letters Stand for Numbers

For Teachers 6th Standards
Pencil in the resource on writing verbal phrases into your lesson plans. The 15th installment of a 36-part module has scholars write verbal phases for algebraic expressions. They complete a set of problems to solidify this skill.