Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Deepening our understanding - Section 2: Using Hands on Equations to deepen their understanding of Algebra

 

As students work on developing a conceptual understanding of the Distributive property, I also like them to write the Algebraic way of solving equations. This will help some students make the leap to the more abstract way of writing equations yet it won't confuse the students because they are using the visual to help them do this. 

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Samples of student work
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Deepening our understanding

Unit 6: Expressions
Lesson 14 of 14

Objective: SWBAT use manipulatives to better understand the concept of solving equations and evaluating expressions

Big Idea: Hands on Equations is the miracle drug to saving Algebra

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