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Embedding Algebraic Thinking throughout the Mathematics Curriculum

G. Vennebush, Elizabeth Marquez, Joseph Larsen 

September 2005, Volume 11, Issue 2, Page 86

Abstract:
The algebra that can be uncovered in many middle-grades mathematics tasks that, on first inspection, do not appear to be algebraic. Article discusses connections to the other four Standards that occur in traditional algebra problems, and it offers strategies for modifying activities to foster algebraic thinking. Includes sample problems and student work.

Keywords:
Article
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Algebraic Patterns
Grades 6-8
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Problems
Student Work