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Mathematical Translations

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The use of manipulatives creates a playful atmosphere in your classroom. Using precreated disks, pupils translate verbal expressions into mathematical equations, offering a great way to practice the new vocabulary in a nonthreatening...
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How Do You Translate Phrases into Numerical Expressions?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Translating verbal phrases into numerical expressions can often be tricky. Your pupils most likely need to practice these. The instructor helps identify key terms by first identifying the operation. Then she looks for the numerical...
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The Mathematics of History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is there a relationship between mathematics and history? In this video, Jean-Baptiste Michel explains how our technological advancements will afford many opportunities for mathematics to play an integral role in revealing key trends in...
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What Are Numerical and Algebraic Expressions?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Numerical expressions contain numbers and mathematical operations. In addition to numerical expressions, algebraic expressions contain not only numbers but also variable(s). Watch this video as the instructor illustrates several examples...
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How Do You Turn a Longer Verbal Phrase into an Algebraic Expression?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Translate, breakdown, break it up, or unpack this verbal phrase to get an algebraic expression. Practice this skill to get better at unpacking the more difficult word problems to come. The instructor breaks up this verbal phrase into...
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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...
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Opening a Business

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
A resource-rich lesson plan helps you teach how to use variables for solving problems. Collaborative groups sort mathematics phrases into categories, pretend to open a business, and answer questions to find out how useful variables are...
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Translating English Into Mathematics

For Students 7th - 9th
In this translating English into math activity, students read short statements written in words and rewrite the statement as a mathematical equation. This one-page activity contains 21 problems.
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Partner Christmas Story

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Add some spice to your writing! Writers work with descriptive details, action verbs, and transitions in this writing activity. Working in partner pairs, writers from fifth to tenth grade write a two or three paragraph story, with each...
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Pi Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Pi Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, take a survey, and...
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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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Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

For Students 6th - 10th
In this gerunds and gerund phrases worksheet, students practice their grammar skills as they identify the gerunds or gerund phrases in 5 sentences. Students read 10 more sentences and identify each gerund or gerund phrase as a subject,...
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Miles to Kilometers

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Can your mathematicians come up with an easy way to convert miles to kilometers? Start by asking learners to write an algebraic expression for each of the descriptions given. Once they determine that they are both the same, ask...
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Mathematical Wackie Wordies

For Students 9th
In this word instructional activity, 9th graders examine pictures and write a mathematical phrase to describe the picture.  This one-page instructional activity contains 25 problems.  Answers are provided.
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Pre-Algebra Worksheet 1

For Students 9th
In this pre-algebra expressions instructional activity, 9th graders solve 17 different problems related to various expressions. First, they write each phrase as an algebraic expression. Then, students write each sentence as an algebraic...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Light and Quantum

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a stellar overview of everything light and quantum! There are 30 multiple choice questions, none of them requiring any mathematical computation. There are a few diagrams to analyze: light rays striking reflective and refractive...
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Ratios: Interpreting the Phrase "Out Of"

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the concept of ratios. They observe a website of Trident Gum that gives a real life example of ratios. Students practice ratio problems in three forms. They express ratios as a proportion and solve proportions using...
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Algebra: Expressions and Addition Properties

For Students 5th - 6th
In this algebraic expressions and addition properties learning exercise, students review the definitions for a variable, an expression, and an algebraic expression. Students then write an algebraic expression for each word phrase....
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Algebra: Expressions and Addition Properties

For Students 5th - 6th
In this algebraic expressions and addition properties learning exercise, students write an algebraic expression for each word phrase. Students then translate each algebraic expression into words. In this third set, students evaluate each...
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Algebra: Expressions and Addition Properties: Practice

For Students 5th - 6th
In this algebraic expressions and addition properties activity, students write an algebraic expression for each word phrase in the first set of problems. Students then translate each algebraic expression into words in the second set. In...
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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....
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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...
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Problem Solving Model

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use a vocabulary chart to introduce math functions. The class defines a list of mathematical vocabulary terms on a worksheet, as well as completes equations and expressions. They examine word problems and practice transcribing them into...
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Ratio Relationships

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Introduce the concept of ratios. Start out by giving small groups of learners an assortment of colored cubes. Have them write a description of the materials that you gave them and then use this as a jumping-off point to talk about ratios...