Algebra Relays - … practice their early algebra skills. Specific Learning Outcomes: solve simple algebraic equations using their basic multiplication facts. Required Resource Materials: Algebra relay cards … User Rating:Grade Level: K-5
Equal Additions - … that both equal additions and equal subtraction are valid strategies. AlgebraAlgebraic symbols appear in Exercise 6. The numerical examples of the … doesn't now change, it is simply the symbolism of algebra that is introduced. Exercises 7 and 8 explore the effect … User Rating:Grade Level: K-5
Bathroom Tiles - Keywords: Purpose: This is a level 4 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series. Achievement Objectives: … as a linear equation Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 4+, Algebra, Book Four, Bathroom Tiles, pages 8-9 square grid paper … students might like to see if they can find an algebraic rule that will link the total number of tiles to … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Branching Out - … thinking. Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 3, Number Sense and Algebraic Thinking, Book One,Branching Out, pages 10 -11 Activity: In … examples. Question 5 is a useful formative assessment checkpoint for algebraic thinking. Do the students use the multiplicative relationships they have … and subtracting decimal fractions) * Book 8: Teaching Number Sense and Algebraic Thinking (extending applications of doubling and halving, trebling and thirding … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Calendars and Short Cuts - Keywords: Purpose: This is a level 4 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series. Achievement Objectives: … to describe a pattern Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 4+, Algebra, Book Four, Calendar and Short Cuts, pages 2-3 calculator … such as those shown in the Answers lead to the algebraic rule for calculating the sum of consecutive whole numbers from … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Changing Tyres - Keywords: Purpose: This is a level 4 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series. Achievement Objectives: … to show a relationship Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 4, Algebra, Book Two, Changing Tyres, page 24 graph paper Activity: In … , students reason through practical situations to enable them to write algebraic formulae representing the situations. The table below may help the … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Delicatessen Mathematics - Keywords: Purpose: This is a level 4 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series. It also … a linear relationship Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 3-4, Algebra, Delicatessen Mathematics, pages 12-13 Activity: Activity One This activity shows the students that many people use algebra in their daily lives. The rules in this example involve … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Digital Dilemmas - … division. Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 3, Number Sense and Algebraic Thinking, Book Two, Digital Dilemmas, pages 16-17 Calculator (optional … , but this means that they take up more memory. Promote algebraic thinking in this activity by focusing discussion on how the … during this activity so that they can concentrate on the algebraic aspects. Encourage them to evaluate for themselves when they need … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Volumes of Cubes - … paper, so it is useful to give them practice opportunities. Algebra patterning is involved in several of the activities, so it is important for students to be able to generalise algebraically and have had exposure to the types of problems that require the development of algebraic thinking skills (a variety of practical activities.) Comments on these … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-5
Counting Cubes - Keywords: Purpose: This is a level 5 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series. Achievement Objectives: … as a quadratic equation Required Resource Materials: FIO, Level 4+, Algebra, Book Four, Counting Cubes, page 15 multilink cubes Activity: In … patterns and how the patterns in each column lead to algebraic rules. There are various ways of looking at Hema's … User Rating:Grade Level: 3-8