Building Bridges

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Create a bridge from arithmetic to algebra. The useful lesson begins the transition to algebraic approaches to solving problems. An engaging discussion of the problems has pupils use tables, graphs, or equations to find the best methods to determine their answers.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Stick with linear relationships for younger classes
  • After discussing different methods, introduce using variables if individuals are not familiar with them
Classroom Considerations

  • To use the handout, learners should be aware of quadratic and exponential equations
Pros

  • Contains extension suggestions
  • Provides teacher reflection questions
Cons

  • The equations on the handout are above the intended grade level