6.EE.A.1

Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.

 
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Orders of Operations - Stations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students love working in stations to solve numerical expressions!

 
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Review 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 6.EE.3, and 6.EE.4

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Practicing math problems promotes great study habits.

 
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What is Algebra?

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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What do 6th grade students really need to know about Algebra?

 
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Equivalent Numerical Expressions, Day 1 of 2

6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How can you represent the area of a diagram using numerical expressions? Students apply their knowledge of area and order of operations to match area diagrams with numerical expressions.

 
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Show What You Know: Factors and Multiples + Introduction to Exponents

6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? What's greater, 2 to the third power or 3 to the second power? Students take a quiz and then work to understand that repeated multiplication is represented with exponents.

 
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Deepening our understanding

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Hands on Equations is the miracle drug to saving Algebra

 
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True/False Equations: Working with the Order of Operations + Show what you know

6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Does 15 + 2^3 = 15 + 2 x 3? Students work with equations that get to many common misconceptions that involve the order of operations. Students also take a short assessment.

 
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Order of Operations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When evaluating expressions, mathematicians all over the world use the same order of operations to get to the answer.

 
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Order of Operations with Grouping Symbols

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When evaluating expressions, mathematicians all over the world use the same order of operations to get to the answer.

 
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Writing and Evaluating Expressions

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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The value of an algebraic expression can be found by replacing the variables with a known value and following the order of operations

 
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Pretest

6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What do students already know about number characteristics and the order of operations? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 1 pretest in order to inform instruction.

 
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Why do we need an Order of Operations?

6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Why do we need an Order of Operations? What is 5 + 3 x 4? What is 3 x 4 + 5? Students work through examples to get at these questions and work with the order of operations to simplify numerical expressions.

 
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Order of Operations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students apply their knowledge of the order of operations to simplify numerical expressions for a second day.

 
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Exploring Exponents

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Learning about exponents helps students think about and understand expressions.

 
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Learning About the Orders of Operations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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8 ÷ 4 x 2 is the answer 4 or 1? Students find out!

 
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Common Core Math
 
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