## Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Can I create? - Section 2: Explore

Creating the expressions was a fun activity. Hearing the justification for why some items could be combined and others couldn't was interesting. Combining paper clips and staples in a group labeled "s" for supplies was clever. It provided fuel for the discussion we had about like terms.

What really goes together?
Developing a Conceptual Understanding: What really goes together?

# Can I create?

Unit 5: Simplifying Expressions
Lesson 4 of 12

## Big Idea: Can students classify objects and write expressions to represent the objects?

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