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Language of Algebra

# LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Sections:
Algebraic Expressions
All Topics - Mixed Review
Combining Like Terms
Distributive
Distributive and Combining Terms
Numerical Expressions
Properties
Verbal Expressions

Algebraic Expressions:
 Name Type Description Funsheet Key Standard Key Algebraic Expressions 1 Riddle Positive integers only. 2 variables. With some exponents. Algebraic Expressions 2 Sudoku Positive integers only. Grouping symbols and exponents. Algebraic Expressions 3 Number Puzzle Grouping symbols, no exponents. Up to 3 variables, all integers. Algebraic Expressions 4 Riddle Grouping symbols, no exponents. Problems have up to 5 different variables. Algebraic Expressions Football Basic Skills Given an expression for football scores, students will determine who wins and by how much. BASIC skills worksheet. Algebraic Expressions with Absolute Value Standard Students will evaluate single variable absolute value expressions. Algebraic Expressions with Exponents Sudoku Focus on substituting negative values in exponential expressions. Up to 3 variable expressions.

All Topics - Mixed Review:
 Name Type Description Funsheet Key Standard Key Language of Algebra Unit Review Standard 3 page Unit Review. Verbal, algebraic, numerical expressions, properties, vocabulary, number line, Combining like terms, distributive and matrices. 3rd page is all matrix questions. If you do not cover this, print out only pages 1-2.

Combining Like Terms:
 Name Type Description Funsheet Key Standard Key Combining Like Terms 1 Riddle Single variable expressions. Combining Like Terms 2 Riddle Singe variable expressions. Combining Like Terms 3 Riddle Single variable terms. Combining Like Terms 4 Activity Race to the top pyramid. Basic. Single variable terms. Combining like Terms Scoreboard Activity Best done as partners. Scoreboard style, student A solves left bracket, student B right bracket. Optional to give students center expression as a self-check. Funsheet is one variable, Standard is two variables. Combining Like Terms two variables Riddle 2 variable expressions. All integers. Combining Like Terms two variables 2 Maze 2 variable expressions. All integers.

Distributive:
 Name Type Description Funsheet Key Standard Key Basic Distributive Property Droodle All integers < 10, positive number distribution, no coefficient with variable. Distributive Property 1 Riddle All integers < 10, positive number distribution, coefficient with variable. Distributive Property 2 Standard All integers <= 10, positive and negative number distribution, some coefficients with variable. Distributive Property as Perimeter or Area Standard Distributive Property as Area or Perimeter problems. Distributive Property Puzzle Puzzle Students will cut out squares and refit into 4x4 square so that problems match up with answers. Basic distributive problems. Distributive with Fractions and Decimals Quotes Single distributive term. Includes fractions and decimals. Distributive with Fractions Challenge Standard 3 terms, terms with exponents, fractions.

Distributive and Combining Terms:
 Name Type Description Funsheet Key Standard Key Simplifying Expressions 1 Quotes Integer expressions, one or two variables, with distributive (primarily distributing negative signs). Simplifying Expressions 2 Riddle Multiple distributive terms in each expression. All integers.