# 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. |
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Algebraic Expressions 2 | Sudoku | Positive integers only. Grouping symbols and exponents. |
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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. |

Numerical Expressions:

Name | Type | Description | Funsheet | Key | Standard | Key |

Adding and Subtracting Multiple Integers with Absolute Value | Sudoku | Multiple single digit integer addition/subtraction with absolute value. | ||||

Numerical Expressions | Riddle | Numerical expressions with exponents. | ||||

Order of Operations | Riddle | Integers and 4 basic math operations only. (No exponents or grouping symbols). |

Properties:

Name | Type | Description | Funsheet | Key | Standard | Key |

Properties 1 | Cut and Paste | Meant to cut and paste equations in chart, but could be written in. Comm, Assoc, Id, Inv, and Dist. Equations are basic. | ||||

Properties 2 | Standard | Equations are "trickier" than Properties 1. Comm, Assoc, Dist, Id and Inverse. | ||||

Properties 3 | Riddle | Comm, Assoc, Dist, Id and Inverse. | ||||

Properties 4 | Sudoku | Assoc, Comm, Dist, Id and Inv. | ||||

Properties 5 | Word Find | Also includes multiplicative property of zero and -1. |

Verbal Expressions:

Name | Type | Description | Funsheet | Key | Standard | Key |

Verbal EQUATIONS | Standard | Find the algebraic equation given the verbal form. | ||||

Verbal Expressions 1 | Riddle | Single operation word phrases only. | ||||

Verbal Expressions 2 | Riddle | Up to two operations. | ||||

Verbal Expressions Number Puzzle | Number Puzzle | Write algebraic expressions for given verbal expression. |