Algebra Tile Teacher Resources
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Pairs use algebra tiles to concretely solve, and explain each step in solving, multi-step, linear, algebra equations. They then explain each step in their solving strategy to the class as the teacher connects the algebraic process in each step.
8th - 9th Math 48 Views 40 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
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
There are three parts to this lesson plan on integers. In the first, learners explore positive and negative numbers on an actual painter's tape number line and by playing a "Hot Seat" game. In part two, they view a BrainPop video and work with Algebra tiles to consider the addition and subtraction of integers.
6th - 8th Math 103 Views 948 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
7th Grade Math: Algebra (Distributive Property)
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 equations involving distribution.
7th Math 11 Views 247 Downloads
A Balancing Act: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Wow! Put on that thinking cap and solve multi-step equations. To solve equations, learners review the use of the distributive property and combining like terms. This three-day lesson comes with about 20 pages of worksheets, warm-ups, quizzes and answer keys.
6th - 8th Math 308 Views 2041 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Linear Equations 4
Ask your students to solve linear equations by looking at 8 different problems related to solving various types of linear equations. First, they define inverse operations and compare the 2 methods show to solve the equation. Then, they describe how the processes are similar and how they are different.
9th Math 5 Views 36 Downloads
Models with monomials and polynomials
Students participate in a lesson that focuses on the concepts of combining monomials to make polynomial expressions. They use algebra tiles to complete the exercises in the lesson. This is hands-on learning with successive problem solving involved.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 27 Downloads
Write Equivalent Expressions Using Visual/Area Model
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. Viewers see that only like terms can be combined.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Young mathematicians examine the "Tic-tac-toe" factoring method to factor polynomials. They use algebra tiles to model solutions of binomial multiplication problems. They discuss strategies and observe teacher-made models for solving trinomials.
8th - 10th Math 6 Views 104 Downloads
Exploring Integer Models
In this exploring integer models activity, students solve 8 various types of problems that include exploring integers and expressions. First, they build given expressions using algebra tiles, circle zero pairs, and state the final answer. Then, students model the given expressions using a number line and record their answer.
8th - 9th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Operations on Polynomials
Operations and polynomials are the focus of this activity. 9th graders will solve 14 different problems related to operations on various types of polynomials. First, they determine the perimeter of an entire lot by finding the like terms and simplifying using algebra tiles.
9th Math 3 Views 29 Downloads
The Yo-Yo Problem: Solving Linear Equations
Students write the algebraic equation to determine the number of weeks money must be saved to purchase a yo-yo. In this algebra lesson, students create a pattern of one penny surrounded by six pennies. They continue the pattern and complete a table of values to show their work.
8th - 9th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
Ninth graders engage in a lesson that is about the factoring of polynomials and then model mathematical expressions with the help of algebra tiles. They practice the factoring with the scaffolding provided by the teacher. The teacher creates a rectangle to model the factoring of a polynomial.
9th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads