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Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency: 30 Puzzles and Mini-Lesson

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No more boring math problems guaranteed to make students zone out. Here is an out of the ordinary collection of pre-algebra puzzles designed to help students gain knowledge of integers, solving equations, percents, expressions, powers and square roots while having fun. Whether used for practice, review, or homework, Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency is the perfect way for teachers to motivate middle school students.

With each puzzle come clues from easy to challenging and all puzzles are grouped by topic, not difficulty. The mini-lessons, specific to each puzzle, can be completed in ten to twenty minutes. There is even a word bank to assist English Language Learners and special needs students.

Main topics include: integers, order of operations, percents, solving one step equations, combining like terms and substitution.

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Ebook: 76 8.25 x 11 pages

Paperback: 76 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (January 17, 2008)
Language: English

ISBN-10: 1432717197
ISBN-13: 978-1432717193

Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.2 x 11 inches
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72
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Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency: 30 Puzzles and Mini-Lesson
Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency: 30 Puzzles and Mini-Lesson
Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency: 30 Puzzles and Mini-Lesson
Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency: 30 Puzzles and Mini-Lesson