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107 resources with the concept writing expressions

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Finding the Area

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
For each of these eight rectangles, scholars write out the multiplication sentence to find the area given the side measurements. They use an example for reference and must remember to include square feet in their answer. All measurements...
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How Does that Work?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Sixth and seventh graders explore algebra word problems. They work with a partner to solve word problems distributed by e-mail. Learners simplify mathematical expressions following a "think aloud" algebra strategy modeled by the teacher....
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Algebra: Write an Equation - Reteach 12.2

For Students 6th - 8th
In this writing equations worksheet, students read word equations and write them as algebraic equations using x to represent the variable. Students write eight short answers.
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Word Problems

For Students 5th - 7th
Upper grade and middle school learners problem solve and calculate the answers to twenty various word problems involving multiplication, and a bar graph.
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Translate and Evaluate

For Teachers 7th
Hopefully nothing gets lost in translation. Pupils translate between verbal phrases and algebraic expressions. They then use candy to determine what values to substitute into the expressions.
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What’s the Plan?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Introduce sixth grade math whizzes to variables by having them first work though cell phone scenarios without specific instruction. Then show them how useful it is to plug a variable into a formula to solve a problem.
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Write and Solve Division Equations Using a Bar Model

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Introduce the bar model to your mathematicians to show the relationship of division to parts of a whole. The method shows a visual interpretation of the different parts. The solution is found by rewriting the division into a...
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Write and Solve Subtraction Equations Using a Bar Model

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Subtraction means take away, but the bar model shows how subtraction relates to addition. The bar model organizes the parts of an equation into a visual model. Using fact families, your mathematicians will be able to organize the...
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Writing Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice writing algebraic expressions from written phrases. The objective is to consider two seemingly similar phrases, write them as algebraic expressions, and then simplify using the order of operations. Learners are challenged to...
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Growing Coffee

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ask your algebra learners to write an equation that has unit constraints. This commentary talks about the constraints, but does not show them in the equation. It is important that your mathematicians understand that the units apply to...
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Writing Variable Expressions for Physical Models

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the concept of writing variable expressions by examining the similarities between expressions with numbers and expressions with variables. Emerging mathematicians determine rules for sequences and patterns before writing a rule...
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One Variable Word Problems

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is a one-variable word problems worksheet in which learners complete word problems dealing with all four operations and one variable. They complete a total of 18 problems.
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Variable Problems

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers complete one and two digit number word problems containing variables. They complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Writing and Solving Equations with More than One Unknown

For Students 6th - 7th
Young mathematicians discover that a problem may contain more than one unknown quantity. They follow several steps to help them find the unknown values and solve the equations. Everyone reads the word problems, writes an equation for the...
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Extension: Using Variables and Expressions

For Students 6th - 7th
Here is a variables and extensions worksheet in which learners create variable tables to solve a set of seven problems, then discuss which businesses described in the problems they would like to start.
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Algebra: Write an Equation - Practice 12.2

For Students 6th - 8th
In this equations instructional activity, students change word equations into numbers and number equations into words. There are twenty problems to solve.
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Algebra: Write an Expression - Problem Solving 12.1

For Students 6th - 8th
In this algebra expressions worksheet, students solve four story problems by writing equations to solve. They show their work and provide an answer.
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Introduction to Variables and Algebraic Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Begin your next algebra unit with this introductory lesson on variables and algebraic expressions. This plan requires a SMART board and includes a SMART notebook file. The file contains a guiding question and two learning activities that...
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Multiplication

For Students 3rd - 5th
Learners study the illustrated images and then write a multiplication expressions for each set of pictures.
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Real Life Situations

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils investigate different equations and think critically how they could represent a real-life situation. They should write a word problem to coincide with the given equations. The lesson requires students to use critical thinking skills.
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Problem Solving: Write an Expression

For Students 4th - 6th
Here is a writing expressions activity in which learners write an expression to solve a set of 6 word problems; all problems relate to money.
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Practice Writing Expressions

For Students 6th - 7th
Students write expressions. 
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Leveled Problem Solving: Writing Expressions

For Students 6th - 7th
For this writing expressions practice worksheet, students sharpen their problem solving skills as they solve 6 story problems.
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Expressions with Parentheses

For Students 6th - 7th
In this expression worksheet, students solve a total of 6 problems involving order of operations and which one should be performed 1st and 2nd. Students also write expressions and their values.