6.EE.A.4

Identify when two expressions are equivalent (i.e., when the two expressions name the same number regardless of which value is substituted into them). For example, the expressions y + y + y and 3y are equivalent because they name the same number regardless of which number y stands for.

 
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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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Perimeter, Area, and Combining Like Terms

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What are similarities and differences between these figures? What expressions represent the perimeter and area of each figure? Students combine like terms and create expressions to represent the perimeter and area of figures created with algebra tiles.

 
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Distributive Property and Number Tricks

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What is the distributive property? Is 4(x +3) equivalent to 4x +12? How do you know? Students work to demonstrate the distributive property using algebra tiles and algebraic 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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Exploring the Distributive Property

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Area models and expressions will help build a solid foundation of how the distributive property works.

 
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Unit Test

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What have students learned during this unit? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 6 test.

 
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Review Stations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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How can you use expressions, equations, and inequalities to represent different situations? Students review for the Unit 6 test by completing stations.

 
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Introduction to Solving Equations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What is going on in the equation 3x + 2 = 17? What does x equal? Students work with the concept of equality and balance to solve one and two-step algebraic equations.

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6.EE.A.4 6.EE.B
 
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Are We Alike?

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Combining like terms and simplifying expressions is the precursor to solving equations

 
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Applying the Properties

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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Properties of operations allow mathematicians to rewrite expressions with equivalent expressions and recognize multiple representations of an expression.

 
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Area and the Distributive Property

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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The area of a rectangle is x^2 + 10x. How can you represent this area as a product? Students apply their knowledge of area and the distributive property to expand and factor algebraic expressions.

 
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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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Working with Expressions and Equations Part 3

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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Ben’s mom gives him the option of grooming 3 horses or mowing 2 fields. Which job should Ben choose? Why? Students use their knowledge of algebraic expressions and equations to write expressions and equations.

 
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