Solve puzzles to strengthen understanding of expanding and factoring polynomials.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 9th to 12th, High School

Algebra

Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Functions

Seeing Structure in Expressions

HSA-SSE.A.2, HSA-SSE.B.3a, HSA-APR.A.1

Use models to practice regrouping and to reinforce place value understanding.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 3rd to 5th, Pre K to 2nd

Num & Ops Base Ten

Number & Operations

Algebraic Thinking

Understand the place value system.

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.

Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers.

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Understand place value.

Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.

K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 1.NBT.C.4, 2.NBT.A.1a, 2.NBT.B.5, 2.NBT.B.6, 2.NBT.B.7, 3.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.B.4, 5.NBT.A.1

Relate functions, tables, and graphs to roller coaster drops.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 6th to 8th

Expression/Equation

Functions

Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.

Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.

Define, evaluate, and compare functions.

6.EE.A.2c, 8.F.A.1, 6.EE.A.3, 7.EE.A.2

Play card and computer games by adding fractions to make 1.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 6th to 8th

Expression/Equation

The Number System

Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.

Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers.

7.NS.A.1b, 7.NS.A.1c, 7.NS.A.1d, 7.NS.A.3, 7.EE.B.3

Learn the definition of like terms and gain practice in identifying key features to sort and combine them.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 6th to 8th

Expression/Equation

Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.

Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.

Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.

6.EE.A.2b, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4, 6.EE.B.6, 7.EE.A.1