Seventh graders identify and find missing patterns. In this algebra lesson plan, 7th graders investigate numbers and sequences and complete the pattern. They make a chart and discuss similarities and differences.
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 7 Patterning and Algebra: Algebraic Expressions
Classmates solve 18 different problems that are mostly word problems that apply algebraic expressions. They draw different combinations of masses on a scale that would balance. They also simplify expressions and solve for x in a number...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Representing and Interpreting Proportional Relationships
The class gets valuable practice evaluating and analyzing linear relationship in this group of activities. Interpreting rate of change in algebraic and graphical ways is presented in a non-intimidating and natural way, using realistic...
7th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
From Patterns of Input and Output to Algebraic Equations
Watch video clips titled, "Frog Hops Part I" and "Frog Hops Part II," then discuss patterns demonstrated in the videos. Learners will complete an algebraic expressions and equations handout and discuss the answers. They will be able to...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ridin' Along In My Automobile
Will you make a profit? Young learners try to answer the question, "If you buy a car now, can you sell it later and make your money back?" They peruse car magazines and create a chart (sample chart is included) that includes the year and...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Discovering Phi: The Golden Ratio
Fe, phi, fo, fum. This activity leads pairs to find the ratio of consecutive terms of the Fibonacci sequence. The pairs find that the Fibonacci sequence can be found in many places. A discussion with the class shows that the ratios found...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
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