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Reading and Writing Expressions Interactive Notebook Set

Reading and Writing Expressions Interactive Notebook Set

Introduce Common Core 5.OA.A.1 with this math interactive notebook activity. This set comes with a mini book to teach your students about the relationships between numeric expression and verbal descriptions of the expression. It also teaches words that are common that students may not be familiar with like double, half, and triple. The materials also include two practice activities and a 5 question test prep style assessment. Use your lesson time wisely with this low prep notebook activity. All pieces are designed to fit neatly into your students' interactive notebooks and are jam-packed with info to minimize copying, cutting, folding, and gluing so that you can make the most of your prep and instructional time.
LeafandSTEMLearning
Substitution top trumps - well differentiated activity with a lesson.

Substitution top trumps - well differentiated activity with a lesson.

This includes a lesson with a questioning starter. A paired main task with answers provided. Then a top trumps activity with the answers worked out on the spreadsheet to allow students to check their scores. Green is for easy, amber for middle ability and red is difficult. One star on green for example means that this is a more able weaker student. Two stars e.g. the Robert Kardashian card is for the more able GAT students. I have also provided tables for students to write in their answers. I made this resource for a recent observation and it was a great success.
agstubbs1
Rules of Algebra: Collect Like Terms, Multiply terms and Expand Brackets 3 lessons in 1!

Rules of Algebra: Collect Like Terms, Multiply terms and Expand Brackets 3 lessons in 1!

I created this series of lessons as I felt I just needed to consolidate the algebra basics with all my classes. This will be useful for all ages and abilities. Broken down in to three topics 1. Collect Like Terms 2. Multiply terms 3. Expand Brackets Each topic has a number of examples and a set of questions to practice with answers. This powerpoint can be used to introduce basic topics or review and revise prior learning.
sabinab26
Clumsy Clive On Algebraic Fractions

Clumsy Clive On Algebraic Fractions

Dounble homework this week for Clive as he tackles algebraic fractions; he's having a complete nightmare to be honest. Can your class help him out and explain where he's gone wrong? These are designed for starters or plenaries and encourage discussion in class. The second sheet is at a higher level (quadratics etc) than the first.
alutwyche
Clumsy Clive On Simplifying Expressions

Clumsy Clive On Simplifying Expressions

Clive is having a go at simplifying expressions, without complete success. Your task (or more accurately, your class' task) is to help Clive correct his homework and explain where he's gone wrong. Good for starters or plenaries and encourages discussion.
alutwyche
Equivalent Expressions Math Stations

Equivalent Expressions Math Stations

These equivalent expressions math stations are perfect to develop a deep understanding of adding expressions, subtracting expressions, and expanding linear expressions with rational coefficients. Students will combine like terms and simplify expressions all while problem solving. This product includes the following math stations. •Colorful Expressions: Students will simplify expressions with integers and rational numbers and color a design according to their answer. •Expanding Expressions: Students will expand linear expressions in three different ways. •Equivalent Expressions Puzzle: Given a puzzle, students will match sides with equivalent expressions and put together their puzzle. •Writing about Equivalent Expressions: Students will answer higher-order thinking questions about equivalent expressions to develop a deep understanding of content. Use of the distributive property is not included in these stations. Each station will take about 15 – 20 minutes to complete. These would also be great to use as homework, group work or assessments. A recording sheet and answer key are included. © MakeSenseofMath2016 One product purchase is for one teacher
micsigaran
Substitution - Murder mystery

Substitution - Murder mystery

These resources work together as a lesson and a short game designed to practice substitution in simple expressions. The operations that have been included are: Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division The presentation has an internal timer so that you do not have to click every time - just sit back, relax and enjoy. It can be played as a plenary activity and it will not last longer than ten minutes. There are two versions of this game, this one and a read-only one, which is slightly cheaper than the one you are viewing.
felixcast
Triangular Numbers Bundle

Triangular Numbers Bundle

A handy resource pack which includes 2 investigations on triangular numbers: 1 designed to introduce to pupils to the sequence (this resource links with properties of shape) and the other to help pupils understand the derivation of the formula for the nth term of the triangular numbers sequence (this resource links to finding the nth term of quadratic sequences, simplifying expressions and factorising). Also included is a revision sheet covering all the content of triangular numbers in the curriculum including the properties of the sequence, finding the nth term of it and worked examples of exam questions involving triangular numbers.
samcurran1
KS4 Triangular Numbers Investigation

KS4 Triangular Numbers Investigation

This resource gets students to investigate how to find a formula for the triangular numbers through the investigating the number of football teams play each other in a round robin. This resource is suitable for GCSE students and more able KS3 students. Students are then guided through an investigation to see a step-by-step derivation for the algebraic nth term for the sequence of triangular numbers. This would be an excellent way of introducing how to find the nth term of quadratic sequences as pupils will be familiar with the triangular numbers sequence.
samcurran1