Algebra Teacher Resources
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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 3 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 12 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing Task 6.EE.5
Examine the algebraic thinking of young mathematicians with this short writing exercise. Provided with two single variable algebraic equations, learners must solve each and provide a written explanation for why the solutions are the same.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 28 Views 264 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 90 Views 170 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 194 Views 405 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
Study Jams! Function Tables
Each week Mia saves a certain portion of the earnings from her babysitting job. Help her figure out how much she can save this week with a step-by-step presentation on function tables. Given a set of inputs and outputs, the process for finding missing values by identifying the function rule is clearly modeled.
3rd - 6th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Task 6.EE.4 Item 2
Young mathematicians demonstrate their knowledge of algebraic expressions with this short writing exercise. Using their understanding of multiplication as repeated addition, learners must explain in writing whether or not two given expressions are equivalent.
5th - 6th Math 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Writing Task 6.EE.4
Assess the mathematical reasoning of young learners with this quick writing exercise. Presented with with two algebraic expressions, young mathematicians must explain whether or not they are equivalent using their understanding of the relationship between repeated addition and multiplication.
5th - 6th Math 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
New Review Exit Ticket 6.EE.9
Get your pineapples here! Given a table showing the cost of buying different amounts of the fruit, young mathematicians must create an algebraic expression for finding the cost of buying any number of pineapples and provide a written explanation supporting their answer.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Are Numerical and Algebraic Expressions?
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 of each kind of expression.
5 mins 6th - 9th Math 7 Views 9 Downloads
The Language of Algebra
In this language of algebra worksheet, 8th graders solve and complete 6 different problems that include using different terminology to illustrate algebraic problems. First, they match the pictures on the right with the correct algebraic expressions.
8th Math 7 Views 26 Downloads
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
"Equations 2" is the second video in this series. It follows the presentation titled "Simple Equations." This presentation shows how to solve slightly more complicated algebraic equations, like Ax+B=C. Sal uses visuals (like a number line) to help viewers better understand the equation.
9 mins 6th - 9th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads