Algebra Teacher Resources
Algebra teaching is so much richer and useful with this plethora of resources. Algebraic thinking, concepts, methods, applications and real life data energize the learning.
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Interpreting Algebraic Expressions
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 expressions.
9th - 12th Math 77 Views 163 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Can We Handle the Truth? How are a Truth Table, a Logic Circuit and Boolean Algebra Related?
How does algebra relate to real life? High schoolers will construct and test computer chips to determine the function of each, and discuss real life applications of the Boolean Algebraic concept. Included are discussion questions, gender equity considerations, web links, a clear procedure, and all necessary worksheets.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 8 Views 53 Downloads
Read and Write an Algebraic Expression Containing a Variable
How do you write five less than a number as a mathematical expression? Show algebra learners how to read and write algebraic expressions by using variables with this introductory video. The first in a series, the video models how to translate the unknown into a variable and how to recognize clue words that indicate what operation to use.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 24 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Evaluate One-Step Algebraic Expressions by Substitution
How do algebra learners know the value of an algebraic expression that contains a variable? This video shows your number crunchers how to evaluate an algebraic expression by substituting a given number for the variable. In fact, it models an algebraic expression where the value of the variable changes and demonstrates how this changes the value of the expression.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 18 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Evaluate Algebraic Expressions with Exponents
Show your learners that exponents are important in the order of operations. The video presents a useful method for evaluating an algebraic expression with exponents and attempts to eliminate the common mistake of multiplying the exponent and base.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 21 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solving First Degree, Single Variable Algebraic Expressions
Middle schoolers will identify the parts of an algebraic expression by telling the number of terms in one expression. Then they will collect like terms and solve three problems. Next, they will complete a table involving three sets of algebra tile displays, evaluating each with a given value of x.
6th - 9th Math 193 Views 405 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Renting Cars, Stealing Money, and Linear Functions
When comparing pricing models, young mathematical consumers, create linear equations and analyzing them graphically and algebraically. They look at the meaning of slope and intercepts, as well as the intersection points of lines.
8th - 10th Math 73 Views 499 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Variables and Algebraic Expressions
Begin your next algebra unit with this introductory lesson 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 activities that will teach learners to write simple algebraic expressions using a single variable.
6th - 8th Math 27 Views 264 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Picture Frames and Algebra
Middle schoolers create a method for finding the area of a fame for a picture and then transfer their shared methods into algebraic expressions. They develop the algebraic language to communicate and solve problems effectively and use variables and symbols to write equations.
6th - 8th Math 12 Views 341 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Linear and Exponential Functions
This comprehensive unit on linear and exponential functions provides numerous clearly-written worksheets. Topics include graphing linear equations, solving systems of equations algebraically and by graphing, identifying the domain and range of a function, graphing exponential and linear equations, representing a function with a table, algebraically, and graphically, finding the intercepts of graphs, finding slope and rate of change, finding best-fitting line, comparing linear and exponential functions, creating functions, recursive formulas, arithmetic sequences and series, and sequences as functions.
8th - 11th Math 46 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Do You Plug Variables into an Algebraic Expression?
The instructor demonstrates how to plug-in given variables to rewrite an algebraic expression as a numerical expression. Follow the order of operation rules to simplify the numerical expression once you have plugged in those given values.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math 6 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Equation Segments
Yes Lucy, there is algebra in geometry. First, your geometry learners have room to show their work on this short worksheet as they practice simplifying and factoring algebraic expressions, as well as approximating square roots using a calculator.
9th - 12th Math 12 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Going Back to Your Roots
Who doesn't need to know the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra? Use the theorem to find the roots of a polynomial on a TI calculator. The class explores polynomials with one solution, no real solutions, and two solutions. This less lesson was distributed by Texas Instruments and requires a TI calculator.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solving Equations Using Algebra Tiles
Turn equations into an activity and break out those algebra tiles! The video goes through each problem first with the traditional way of solving equations and then introduces the tiles to solve with the same steps side by side. This lesson is a great way to introduce the tiles to your classroom and use the skills they already know to solve equations.
8 mins 7th - 10th Math 11 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exit Ticket 6.EE.2
Monitor the algebraic thinking of young mathematicians with this short exit card exercise. Providing written descriptions of three different numerical relationships, young mathematicians must create algebraic expressions representative of each situation.
5th - 7th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Arcade: Algebraic Stories
Express a series of events from a story using algebra. Learners are told a story about two children. Each child in the story has a specific amount of money. They then use algebraic expressions and number sentences to express each child's amount.
7th - 9th Math 3 Views 35 Downloads