## Reflection: Discourse and Questioning Still Simplifying Expressions II - Section 1: Launch

This POD builds upon the simplifying activity we did earlier in the unit. Students seemed to understand the concept of combining like terms. A student explain why we cannot combine apples and oranges and call it fruit. We had to look at each piece for specific characteristics and combine based on those characteristics.

More like terms
Discourse and Questioning: More like terms

# Still Simplifying Expressions II

Unit 5: Simplifying Expressions
Lesson 5 of 12

## Big Idea: Can students justify why they simplified expressions in a particular way?

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### Jada Jackson

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