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 46 Views 38 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
There are three parts to this lesson 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 100 Views 946 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 10 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 293 Views 2031 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Models with monomials and polynomials
High schoolers participate in a lesson plan that focuses on the concepts of combining monomials to make polynomial expressions. They use algebra tiles to complete the exercises in the lesson plan. This is hands-on learning with successive problem solving involved.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 27 Downloads
Algebra Tiles And Integers
Seventh graders investigate the concept of adding and subtracting integers while using algebra tiles as manipulatives that work well for kinesthetic learners. The lesson includes dialogue and examples for direct instruction for the teacher to use.
7th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
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
Money Maters: Integers are Integral!
A thoroughly-written lesson plan and a plethora of worksheets about integers comprise this resource. Neophyte number crunchers learn to recognize integers, add and subtract them, and apply the concepts to the designing of a personal budget.
5th - 7th Math 21 Views 195 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students investigate polynomials. For this algebra lesson, students solve problems dealing with multiplication of polynomials by using the distributive property and the FOIL method. Students also describe how the use of Punnet squares in studying genetics helps in visualizing the steps involved in multiplying polynomials.
8th - 11th Math 24 Views 151 Downloads
Algebra...Your Second Language
Help learners translate word problems into algebraic equations. They will rewrite words using symbols and evaluate algebraic expressions using real life scenarios, animation sequences, video presentations, and activities to help students engage in learning.
9th - 11th Math 44 Views 273 Downloads
Adding Polynomials with Algebra Tiles
Students practice adding polynomials using algebra tiles. Students view a PowerPoint presentation in which they are introduced to the concept of modeling polynomials using a scaled down version of algebra tiles. Students walk through examples then practice on their own.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 26 Downloads
Exploring Integer Models
In this exploring integer models worksheet, 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