# Lesson: Translate Word Phrases Into Expressions/Equations

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### Lesson Objective

SWBAT Translate Word Phrases Into Expressions/Equations

### Lesson Plan

 Element/Time Teacher Do Now (8:30 – 8:40)/(10:00 –10:10) ·         Teacher walks around to greet students and check in with students about their do now and homework HW Check ·         Put up answers – check in with bubble students on work – help think through hw problems. Mental Math (8:40 – 8:50) /(10:10 – 10:20) ·         Teacher reads and reveals a series of 6 problems – helping students to think of strategies to help students solve the problems ·         Teacher pulls sticks (cold call) to have students answer the questions Mini Lesson (8:50 – 9:25)/(10:20 – 10:55) Opening: ·         Yesterday we learned about key vocabulary for working with expressions and equations. ·         Who can tell me the difference between an expression and an equation? Equations have equal signs, expressions do not. ·         What are some of the vocabulary terms we learned yesterday? What do they mean? Variable, coefficient, term,   ·         Today we will be using our knowledge of the vocabulary to translate words into mathematical sentences and symbols. Intro: ·         We know that math is just a symbolic way to represent real situations and words.  Today we are going to be looking at words and translating them. ·         This is sort of like translating something from one language to another.  At times it can be tricky but there are some key words to know that mean certain things ·         Complete organizer. ·         Model going through a couple of phrases of words to symbols. Guided: ·         Ask students to think about the words they see – which ones help you to know about which operation?  ·         Which help you to know about whether it is an expression or an equation  Independent: ·         Students will work independently to translate phrases to symbols. ·         Teacher will ask students to think aloud what they are doing as they solve problems. Closing: ·         What did we learn? ·         Why is important? ·         What are some common mistakes? ·         What does successful work look like/sound like? Skills Time (9:35- 9:50) /(11:05-11:25) Whole class review of equivalency - FDP

### Lesson Resources

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