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The Language of Algebra

Students compare the language of algebra to a foreign language. They play the game "Pictionary" to emphasize that pictures can represent words. After writing definitions and discussing the meaning of variable expressions, students, in partners, participate in activities to write their own variable expressions using coins. Students complete worksheets.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Math
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Usage Permissions
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