Algebra Teacher Resources
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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
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
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
Investigate the process for solving compound inequalities. Observe and analyze Sal as he solves for z. This video would be great for middle school students who have already engaged in basic algebra. This is the first video in a series of 4, all focused on practice problems demonstrating how to solve compound inequalities.
5 mins 7th - 9th Math 4 Views 8 Downloads
Writing Task 6.EE.2
Modeling real-world situations with algebraic expressions can be challenging for young mathematicians. This simple exit card assesses this skill by providing a clear context that learners must represent algebraically. Implement this resource during an introductory lesson series on algebra and gain valuable information about student learning that can help guide future lessons.
5th - 7th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing Task 6.EE.2 Item 2
Evaluate the ability of young mathematicians to solve algebraic expressions with this quick formative assessment. Providing a simple subtraction expression and a value for the included variable, this problem asks students to solve the expression and explain in writing how they found the answer.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Writing Task 6.EE.5 Item 6
Investigate the ability of young mathematicians to solve one-step algebraic equations using the inverse operation with this simple exercise. Given two equations, one involving multiplication and one division, learners must determine which variable has the greater value and provide a written explanation in support of their answer.
5th - 7th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exit Ticket 6.EE.4
Take a few minutes at the end of a lesson on algebraic expressions to assess student learning with this exit ticket exercise. Given four different expressions, young mathematicians must combine like terms in order to create equivalent expressions for each.
5th - 7th Math 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Various Uses of Variables
Help scholars recognize ways to use variables as a placeholder in an equation. Placeholders will also be recognized with regard to patterns and formulas. Learners will recognize and describe the use of variables in problem situations. They also generate their own scenarios using real-life situations for uses of variables.
6th - 7th Math 3 Views 131 Downloads
Properties: Are You Puzzled?
Apply the concept of algebraic properties. Learners take part in a jigsaw activity that teaches them the Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Properties. They read the opener activity provided and determine whether that is the equation on their computer, then use a chart to compare properties.
6th - 8th Math 6 Views 72 Downloads
Domain: Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Practice basic operations for young mathematicians in fun ways! Using two decks of cards (Ace through 10 plus the joker), learners play "memory" by matching numbers that can be added to make 10 and writing number sentences. In another game, scholars examine clear bags with small items to determine how many more would be needed to make 10.
K - 2nd Math 9 Views 92 Downloads
New Review Combining Square Roots with Addition and Subtraction
Familiarize young mathematicians with the radical concept of square roots using this set of skills practice problems. Building on prior knowledge about combining like terms in algebraic expressions, this worksheet helps students learn the rules for adding and subtracting radical numbers.
7th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Addition & Subtraction Equations
Zoe is decorating a cake for her grandpa's birthday and needs to know how many more candles to add. Follow along as she explains how to set up and solve algebraic equations in this step-by-step presentation. Equations with negative numbers and variables are included, so be sure young mathematicians are familiar with adding and subtracting integers before presenting this resource.
5th - 7th Math 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Is This a Rectangle?
How do you show that something is a rectangle? This activity starts with four coordinate points and asks young geometers to explain whether they create a rectangle. Knowledge from both geometry and algebra come into play here, as well as, exploring many different approaches to solve this problem; making this a good small group activity.
8th - 10th Math 41 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Anna in D.C.
The amount of tax and tip on a restaurant bill is a common example used in percent problems. Here, learners only know the total amount paid, and they need to figure the itemized amounts. Solutions using a ratio table, using knowledge of percents and division, or creating an algebraic expression are all explored.
5th - 8th Math 27 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Evaluate Multiple Step Algebraic Expressions by Substitution
This easy-to-understand video demonstrates how to find the value of multi-step algebraic expressions with substitution. It reviews order of operations to help learners avoid common mistakes when solving. The sample problems show all four operations and use different values for substitution.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed