Write Basic Equations from Sentences

From words to symbols ... the power of algebra! Individuals learn to write algebraic equations from a verbal expression using a video demonstration. The examples compare the number of apples to bananas in six different ways, allowing viewers to concentrate on the algebra rather than the context.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a guided notes document for pupils to complete as they view the lesson
  • After watching the lesson, have learners complete the same problems to check for understanding
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes scholars are familiar with keywords indicating algebraic operations
Pros
  • Examples include all operations
  • The narrator defines variables before using them in an equation
Cons
  • None