This Birthday Card assessment also includes:
Add a twist to the practice of simplifying expressions. The task asks scholars to decode a mathematical puzzle using their knowledge of expressions. If they are able to write and simplify the expression, the mathematics behind the puzzle becomes clear.
- Use as a performance task to assess manipulation of expressions
- Form collaborative groups to encourage discussion
- Individuals should be proficient with simplifying complex linear expressions
- Provides a purpose to the concept of simplifying expressions by adding context
- Includes a detailed answer key and rubric