Solving Linear Equations

This Solving Linear Equations lesson plan also includes:

To find x, you have to get it by itself, correct? Individuals solve a linear word problem and share their solutions with others that solved the problem in a similar fashion. They then complete a self-assessment on how they feel about solving linear equations. The differentiated lesson plan culminates with groups solving four equations using printed steps.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the self-assessment to give tiered assignments to individuals
Classroom Considerations

  • Prior to the class, cut apart the linear puzzle activity and place the pieces in baggies
  • A variety of mathematics tools are needed for the Minds On activity
Pros

  • Individuals conduct self-assessments and peer assessments to evaluate their learning
  • Differentiated assignments are provided based upon readiness for solving linear equations
Cons

  • None