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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