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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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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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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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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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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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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...
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Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Inquiry-based learning and investigations form the basis of a deep understanding of quadratic functions in a very thorough unit plan.  Learners develop recursive and closed methods for representing real-life situations, then apply these...
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Write Equivalent Expressions Using Visual/Area Model

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Help your students learn to identify when two expression are equivalent by learning how to write them. The video is the first in a progressive series where the narrator uses tiles as a visual model for simple algebraic expressions....
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Linear Systems with Addition and Subtraction: XYZ Tiles

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Cover it up to reveal the values of variables. Using arrangements of colored tiles representing algebraic expressions, pupils layer them over each other to determine the values of variables. The procedure models the elimination method in...
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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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Expressions and Equations Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Express your love of equations!  pupils first learn to write and simplify numerical and algebraic expressions. and then create and solve two-step equations. The progression is a great way to slowly introduce the concept.
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Interpreting Parts of Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Express yourself! An engaging lesson includes a variety of activities that introduce expressions. Learners use everyday word expressions to convert to mathematical expressions before applying scoring options in football to write...
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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. 
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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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Multiple Representations in the Real World

For Students 7th - 8th
In this multiple representations worksheet, students solve 3 different problems suing multiple representations in real world situations. First, they solve a puzzle to identify the different representations of the relationship between the...
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7th Grade Math: Algebra (Distributive Property)

For Teachers 7th
With algebra tiles in hand 7th graders will uncover the wonders of the distributive property of multiplication. They will take a pre-test, define the distributive property, then model and practice using their tiles to solve basic...
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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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Factoring Trinomials

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have the class factor and solve trinomials of integers in the form x2 + bx + c, where b and c are positive. They relate factoring to area and then follow a specific format to factor their trinomials. Tiles are used to help them relate...
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Write Equivalent Expressions by Combining Like Terms

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
After watching this presentation, your class will know how to identify when two algebraic expressions are equivalent. It is the final video of a three-part series that uses algebra tiles to model each expression. The presentation listed...
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Algebra: Evaluating Expressions Using Tiles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders evaluate algebraic expressions. In this introduction to algebra lesson plan, 6th graders use manipulatives (algebra tiles) to solve problems involving one and two variables. Students apply this knowledge to real life...
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Evaluating Expressions Using Tiles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are shown a variety of algebraic equations. In groups, they use tiles to represent each expression in the equations. To end the lesson, they solve story problems with one and two unknown variables. Individuals share their...
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Adding Polynomials with Algebra Tiles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers practice adding polynomials using algebra tiles. Students view a PowerPoint presentation in which they are introduced to the concept of modeling polynomials using a scaled down version of algebra tiles. High schoolers...
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Subtracting Integers

For Students 8th - 11th
If you already know how to add integers, you're only one step away from knowing how to subtract. Scholars learn to subtract integers using multiple methods. First, the brief YouTube video describes how to subtract integers by adding the...
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Money Maters: Integers are Integral!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
A thoroughly-written lesson plan and a plethora of worksheets about integers comprise this resource. Neophyte number crunchers learn to recognize integers, add and subtract them, and apply the concepts to the designing of a personal...