Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally
Middle schoolers practice the correct order of operations. The lesson begins with a motivational group-art activity. They take notes and do a pass the paper activity for practice. This is followed by students creating their own problems.
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Lesson 1: Using Variables and Evaluating Expressions
Prealgebra pupils point out symbols that represent their personalities as an anticipatory set for learning about variables. As the lesson progresses, they begin to write and evaluate expressions that represent real-world scenarios. You...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Student Workbook: Algebra and Functions
A smorgasbord of functions, this packet has the basics required for your learners to be successful in the land of early algebra. The packet includes solving equations, graphing, evaluating, simplifying and basically everything else in...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Value of Expressions Using the Order of Operations
Here is another great way to introduce order of operations using "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally." Pre-determined small groups work cooperatively to solve expressions. Afterward, they write a journal entry to explain the steps they...
4th - 6th Math