Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Translating Expressions - Section 4: Independent Practice

 

Following this lesson, I reflected on how I could maintain students' excitement and motivation throughout the lesson.  They loved hearing my travel stories and had lots of questions for me (so many that I had to limit the amount of questions).  But I noticed that the energy was lower by the time students completed the Independent Practice.

In the future, I'd like to continue with the travel theme and have the Independent Practice problems be station work.  Each station would be titled with a name of a city and students would have to "visit" each city to complete the task.  

My students love any type of movement around the classroom and activities like this help keep them engaged in the work.

  Station Work
  Adjustments to Practice: Station Work
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Translating Expressions

Unit 14: Algebra
Lesson 4 of 16

Objective: SWBAT translate algebraic expressions.

Big Idea: Students are math translators.

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