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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Solutions of a Linear Equation

For Teachers 8th Standards
Use the distributive property to solve equations. The sixth lesson in a 33-part series has scholars solve equations that need to be transformed into simpler equations first. Class members apply the distributive property to the equations...
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Worksheet
Lane Community College

Review Sheets: Basic Mathematics 2

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A good mix of Pre-Algebra problems, learners tackle everything from proportions and equations, to polygons and circles. The sections are broken up by topic with a list of the skills that are required to complete the questions. 
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Printables
SEN Teacher

Arithmetic Maker

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With endless possibilities, you can create custom flashcards to take to class as easy as 1, 2, 3! Let this flashcard creator do the work for you, just chose the level of difficulty, add or subtract, and the number of place values. Each...
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Worksheet
Yummy Math

Diapers

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Most of your students probably think a car or college is the first big expense their parents could help them with, but as it turns out these kids have been costing their parents for their whole lives. Have they ever considered how much...
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Yummy Math

Going to the Game (systems)

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Seven real-life math problems require the solving of simultaneous pairs of linear equations. Although a similar approach is taken for most of the problems, the topic of sports stadium concessions should keep the interest level high. As a...
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Lesson Plan
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Mathematics Assessment Project

Solving Linear Equations in One Variable

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A thorough and professional appearance characterizes a lesson on linear equations. Maturing mathematicians are taught to identify and exemplify linear equations with a single variable. They also classify equations according to the number...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Intercepting Villans Using the Correct Rate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A Cyberchase video introduces the distance = rate x time equation. Participants then calculate answers to proposed problems and graph a series of results that is then incorporated into a game to help cement the concept. A thorough and...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Wacky Water World: Student Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
This well-designed math activity invites learners to work in pairs in order to determine which plan is the better value when going to an amusement park. Plan A and Plan B each have different admission fees, and different rates per ride....
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Applying Properties to Variables

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders combine like terms in this properties of variables lesson. Using named items (stars, moons and hearts), they combine like terms using variables. They use the distributive property to combine like terms. Finally, they write...
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Flipped Math

Addition Postulate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little algebra to the geometry. Class members learn about the Addition Postulate for segments and angles. The pupils use their knowledge of solving equations to find lengths of segments and measures of angles. Individuals apply...
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Workbook
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Expressions and Equations

For Students 6th Standards
Variables may be unknown, but expressions and equations are easy to understand. Pupils learn to write, evaluate, and simplify numeric and algebraic expressions. They also investigate how to write and solve simple equations and...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

The Percent Equation: Soccer Stadium

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A soccer-themed interactive challenges mathematicians to solve five questions involving percent equations. Question types include multiple-choice, fill in the blank, true or false and a discussion. A color-coded stadium with movable...
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Budgeting Your Time and Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use mathematics to better manage money. Pupils learn about budgets and personal finance with a set of three lessons. They research salary data for their chosen careers, look up various costs of living to develop budgets, and plan an...
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Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

Dance and Text

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Use texts and dances to teach inequalities and equations. A sixth-grade unit covers using variables in equations and inequalities to solve problems. Learners show what they know at the end of the unit using two performance tasks, one...
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Interactive
PHET

Equality Explorer: Two Variables

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Solving equations in two variables can't be that much harder than solving equations in one variable. Using a balance interactive, scholars solve equations in two variables. They apply inverse operations by adding -x, -y, or -1 as...
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Interactive
PHET

Equality Explorer: Basics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Not all interactives are made equal. Scholars use an interactive balance to explore the concept of equality. They place different objects on balances to determine the number of each object needed to balance the scale.
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Unit Plan
Newspaper Association of America

By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Painted Stage

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Find the area as it slides. Pupils derive an equation to find the painted area of a section of a trapezoidal-shaped stage The section depends upon the sliding distance the edge of the painted section is from a vertex of the trapezoid....
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Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

Using Lengths to Represent Equality

For Students 1st Standards
Match the length in more than one way. Pupils work in pairs to create equal lengths using different combinations of rods. The quick activity allows learners to develop a physical understanding of equality and realize there is more than...
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Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
To solve or not to solve that is the problem. A slide presentation of 17 items show different ways that Smarter Balanced assesses Claim 2, problem solving. The items span from sixth and seventh grade concepts to highlight the...
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Assessment
Mathed Up!

Trial and Improvement

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Try to find an estimate when the exact answer is not clear. Using the General Certificate of Secondary Education Math review resource, pupils learn how to find an estimate to a cubic equation. Class members use the trial-and-improvement...
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Assessment
Mathed Up!

Solving Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Use the same procedures, just with rational numbers. The resource builds upon scholars' ability to solve linear equations that involve rational numbers. Pupils solve one-step, two-step and multi-step equations in the review for the...
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Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

Gym

For Students 6th Standards
Math requires strength training, too. Scholars consider three different pricing systems for a gym. Given several scenarios, they determine which gym would be cheaper and find how many visits it takes for the costs to be equal.
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Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

Algebra I Review, Solving for Unknown Variable

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many high school science courses rely on mastery of algebra skills. In an integrated chemistry and Algebra II lesson scholars review solving equations for a specified variable with a worksheet. They use common chemistry equations to...