SWBAT solve systems of equations modeling real-life situations (Day 4 of 5)

Get deep into algebraic thinking by solving problems that aren't so straightforward including a tricky one that pushes kids to think algebraically.

10 minutes

Each day, students complete a Warm-up that usually consists of spiraling the previous day's material, in addition to older material. Warm-up problems also sometimes extend lessons that students have encountered before to more unfamiliar contexts.

For a video narrative about how I structure each lesson, and how the warm-up fits in, click here.

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The homework file is a resource that generally includes 5-7 problems that consist of problems related to this lesson, as well as spiraled review. I also give the kids the answers to the problems.

Sometimes, the HW file is a take-home assessment.