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- 6.EE.A.1Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.
- 6.EE.A.2Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
- 6.EE.A.3Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3(2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6 (4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y.
- 6.EE.A.4Identify 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.

Orders of Operations - Stations

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea: Students love working in stations to solve numerical expressions!

Review 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 6.EE.3, and 6.EE.4

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:Practicing math problems promotes great study habits.

What is Algebra?

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:What do 6th grade students really need to know about Algebra?

Equivalent Numerical Expressions, Day 1 of 2

6th Grade Math

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Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:How can you represent the area of a diagram using numerical expressions? Students apply their knowledge of area and order of operations to match area diagrams with numerical expressions.

Show What You Know: Factors and Multiples + Introduction to Exponents

6th Grade Math

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Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? What's greater, 2 to the third power or 3 to the second power? Students take a quiz and then work to understand that repeated multiplication is represented with exponents.

Deepening our understanding

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

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

True/False Equations: Working with the Order of Operations + Show what you know

6th Grade Math

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Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Does 15 + 2^3 = 15 + 2 x 3? Students work with equations that get to many common misconceptions that involve the order of operations. Students also take a short assessment.

Order of Operations

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:When evaluating expressions, mathematicians all over the world use the same order of operations to get to the answer.

Order of Operations with Grouping Symbols

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:When evaluating expressions, mathematicians all over the world use the same order of operations to get to the answer.

Writing and Evaluating Expressions

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:The value of an algebraic expression can be found by replacing the variables with a known value and following the order of operations

Pretest

6th Grade Math

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Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What do students already know about number characteristics and the order of operations? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 1 pretest in order to inform instruction.

Why do we need an Order of Operations?

6th Grade Math

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Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Why do we need an Order of Operations? What is 5 + 3 x 4? What is 3 x 4 + 5? Students work through examples to get at these questions and work with the order of operations to simplify numerical expressions.

Order of Operations

6th Grade Math

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Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Students apply their knowledge of the order of operations to simplify numerical expressions for a second day.

Exploring Exponents

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:Learning about exponents helps students think about and understand expressions.

Learning About the Orders of Operations

6th Grade Math

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Expressions

Big Idea:8 Ã· 4 x 2 is the answer 4 or 1? Students find out!

6.EE.A.1

Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.

6.EE.A.2

Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.

6.EE.A.3

Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3(2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6 (4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y.

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.