True, False, and Open Sentences

Resource ID#: 6436 Primary Type: Teaching Idea

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Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 4, 6, 7
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Adobe Acrobat Reader
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: open sentence, variable, equation, true sentence, false sentence, solve equation
Instructional Component Type(s): Teaching Idea Text Resource
Resource Collection: CPALMS

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Unit/Lesson Sequence

Variables and Patterns of Change: Translating Words Into Symbols; Linear Equations:

Lesson Plan 1: Miles of Tiles - The Pool Border Problem, students will recognize patterns and represent situations using algebraic notation and variables. Lesson Plan 2: Cups and Chips - Solving Linear Equations Using Manipulatives, students use manipulatives to represent visually the steps they take to obtain a solution to an algebraic equation. They develop an understanding of the connections between the solution involving manipulatives and the symbolic solution. Students work in teams of four. Site includes a Topic Overview, Lesson Plans, Student Work, Teaching Strategies, Resources, and a video of Workshop 1; Part 1.

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