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In this hands-on activity, students practice solving equations using the distributive property and combining like terms. This activity promotes active engagement and mathematical discussions as students work together to match their problems and answers and solve the puzzle. If they solve the problem

Students pick a puzzle piece and pick a problem that is not in simplified form. Students will use the distributive property and combining like terms to find the simplified form. Then, they will find the answer among the puzzle pieces. Next, match the edge of the problem to the edge of the answer.

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This puzzle is an excellent way for your students to practice simplifying expressions that involve the distributive property and combining like terms!
The puzzle should be cut out prior to handing out because the original version also serves as the key! Use the puzzles as you see fit in your classr

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The card match activity provides 9 expressions that require use of the distributive property and combining like terms to simplify.
The students are to cut the cards apart, simplify the unsimplified expressions using the distributive property and combining like terms. The students then match the

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Distributive Property and Combine Like Terms Hurdles. My students love these competitive hurdle-style events! 6 levels of practice get progressively more difficult - perfect for differentiation! In order to move to the next hurdle, students must answer all correct. This will make test prep and r

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This ready to use product is a quick, fun way to have your students practice identifying equivalent expressions. Students will be given 27 different expressions to simplify using The Distributive Property and combining like terms. Positive and negative numbers are used so students need to have an u

Help your students develop a concrete understanding of the Distributive Property and combining like terms with these discovery worksheets. First, students use area and length models to find the area of a rectangle as a sum and as a product, resulting in the discovery of the Distributive Property.

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Enjoy a bundle of these two mini unit that includes solving equations using the distributive property and combining like terms. This product includes notes, examples, practice worksheets, and a quiz for each of these units. Answer keys are included!

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Algebraic expressions – a key stepping stone toward a complete understanding of algebra. This product is the third of four products that explore the wonderful world of algebraic expressions. The first product, Express Yourself - Part 1: Evaluating Expressions, focused on what algebraic expression

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This is a 4 part matching activity. Students are given an expression containing the distributive property and one other term that they need to simplify. They simplify the expression and then find its match. In 2 of the sets, they have to simplify the answers as well. Distributing a negative is inc

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Teach to the new common core with these in depth distributive property and combining like terms worksheets. IT includes visual models to develop conceptual understanding of these concepts. Worksheets are detailed. Also, includes folding notes and very practical applications of these concepts. I

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This is Bingo game is a great way to review or practice the important skill of simplifying expressions. To start the game, have each student create their own game board using a pen or marker (if they use a pencil, they may try and move their answers to get a bingo quicker). Before I begin the game

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Combining Like Terms and the Distributive Property (Rigorous): Use these Practice Guides to help students develop fluency with simplifying expressions involving both the distributive property & combining like terms. These expressions are more rigorous and designed for 8th & 9th grade Algebr

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Use the Distributive Property and Combine Like Terms. Guided Notes. Color Coding with Highlighters keeps students engaged.
Light up their learning! This technique has worked beautifully with my special-education students, and gets them comfortable with new concepts. When completed, these pages mak

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This is a one-sided practice page with 10 questions over the distributive property. Some questions need to be simplified by combining like terms after the distributive property is applied.
After simplifying each expression, the student uses their answers to color a tessellation design. Why not colo

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Celebrate Valentine's day while practicing with combining like terms and distributive property with this fun coloring activity. The Valentine's Day Color by Answer is an engaging activity to encourage practice in a festive way.
This resource includes:
-2 coloring pages (10 problems each)
-Answer k

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In this activity, students first practice the distributive property. Then they do problems which include distributing and combining like terms. While there are subtraction signs in some of the problems, the students would be able to do this assignment without prior k

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This worksheet contains PARCC style questions on Distributive Property, Combining Like Terms and Basic mathematical operations. Questions included short answer, "select all that apply" and multiple choice. The operations problems require students to work with positive and negative numbers as well

This three day lesson can be taught together or broken apart for to form three individual lessons depending on your needs. This lesson introduces some of the most fundamental concepts in the algebra curriculum. Day 1 introduces the concept of the distributive property. Day 1 is full of helpful hi

This SMART Notebook file for Smartboard is a lesson designed for a Pre-Algebra or Algebra class that is learning to simplify expressions by combining like terms and using the Distributive Property. There is an interactive page for each skill in which the kids use Snickers bars and Jolly Ranchers fr

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This activity is meant to be used as a "self-check" activity between partners. Each partner receives a different expression to simplify but they should both end up with the same simplified expression. If they produce different expressions, they must try to prove to the other why they think their ans

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This is a Pre-Algebra Review Concepts quiz over the distributive property, order of operations, evaluating expressions and combining like terms - great for Back to School!. There is one application question where the student is asked to find the perimeter and the side lengths are algebraic. This pro

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This activity can be used to practice solving equations with distributing, and combining like terms. Students solve their equations and find the answer at the picture at the right. If answer is not available, its incorrect and they should rework (helpful for self guided checking).

Foldable to review the Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms.
Print double sided.
Fold into a book.
Cut along the dotted line.
Left inside has steps with fill in's.
Right has examples to fill in how you choose.

This lesson is meant to be used as guided notes and assessments for an entire class. In the first section, students learn how to solve equations that involve the distributive property on one side or on both. In the second section, they learn how to solve equations that involve distributing and combi

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The Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms
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Before teaching how to solve equations in Algebra, I think it is important that students become familiar with the distributive property and combining like terms in expressions before they can use that skill in equations.
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Pre Algebra Practice: Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms. Also includes area and perimeter of figures using these skills. Includes Common Core Spiraling Practice too! A NON Common Core version is also included, so if your state doesn't use these standards, you can still enjoy the resou

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Winter Coloring Activity - Simplifying Expressions
This activity is a winter themed review of simplifying and evaluating expressions. Students will simplify the 10 expressions and then use their answers to color in the Winter-themed Cabin/Snowman picture. *Answer key included!*
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Looking for a great way to practice combining like terms after introducing distributive property? This is a fun coloring activity that incorporates both skills. Students simplify the expressions and color the picture based on their answers. Key is included. This activity has fairly easy problem

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In this activity, students will practice simplifying expressions by using the distributive property and combining like terms. The activity is scaffolded in three parts. Part 1 includes 4 questions on using the distributive property only. Part 2 includes 3 questions on combining like terms. Part 3 in

****This worksheet is part of the Language of Algebra: Combining Like Terms, Distributive and Properties Packet sold here on TPT. Do not purchase if you already have the packet****
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This hand out allows students to complete the distributive property and combining like terms. There are 3 parts to the handout. In the first section, students must solve the equation and match with the correct answer. Part 2 has students complete the problem and decide between two choices for the

Distributive Property Simplify by Distributing and Combining Like Terms Practice Worksheet, created by Tricks and Treats for Teaching Math. 21+ problems simplifying by using the Distributive Property and combining Like Terms to Simplify.
Be sure to L@@K at my other 410+ TERRIFIC teaching resources

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****This worksheet is part of the Language of Algebra: Combining Like Terms, Distributive and Properties Packet sold here on TPT. Do not purchase if you already have the packet****
** If you are already an Algebrafunsheets.com subscriber, you already have access to this and over 400+ worksheets. **

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with simplifying expressions using distributive property and combining like terms.
Contents:
♦ Teacher Instructions and FAQ
♦ 3 Levels to decode: Maze Decoder, Tarsia Puzzle, and Message Decoder

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Another week...done! Also perfect for last-minute sub plans! These Problems of the Day will help your students get the practice they need with using the distributive property and combining like terms. These skills are important to master before working with more complex equations. Common Core Standa

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Students will travel to 18 stations around the room to perfect their skills using the distributive property, combining like terms and in some occasions both skills at one time. There are positive and negative integers and variables in theses problems that students must combine.

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This PwrPt is perfect for an introduction to the distributive property in a student led station. The constant, variable, or sign to be distribute physically moves to each term within the parenthesis to show where it needs to be distributed. The new term then drops down to show the product and the ne

Contents: 1 worksheet with 12 questions and 1 answer key.
Topics: Simplifying Polynomials, Using the Distributive Property, Combining Like Terms
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This is a 20 problem practice page over using the distributive property and then combining like terms. Answer key is included.

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Simplifying Expressions Review Bundle!
This Simplifying Expressions Review Bundle includes a 5 worksheet review packet of increasing difficulty, a Fun Facts worksheet, Math Riddle activity and a super fun Scavenger Hunt that will take students around the classroom! **Answer Keys Included with every

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This activity is meant to help students identify the distributive property in an equation, distribute, combine like terms, and solve by ordering steps in the equation.
Contains 4 problems where a student would distribute and combine like terms to solve. Each problem has the steps worked out and stu

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This 20 question assignment has students simplify expressions. Problems 1-10 has them combine like terms, and problems 21-40 has them combine like terms and use the distributive property as well.
I have a video that I created that shows how I explain this concept. The video can be found at:
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These interactive notebook graphic organizers are ideal for 7th graders learning to simplify using the distributive property and combining like terms. Organizers, notes, puzzle practice activity, and answer key included in this comprehensive resource.
A great addition to your 7th Grade math curric

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Combining Like Terms: These task cards are a great way for students to have fun while they improve their skills on combining like terms. There are 26 problems and includes an answer sheet and an answer key.
Important: If you enjoyed this product, check out my other Math Task Cards:
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This worksheet will allow students to practice distributive property and combining like terms using rational numbers. The code spells out "You are a mathematical genius".

This product includes a written lesson plan with before, during and after strategies. It also includes the resources used for this lesson. This lesson involves collaborative learning, graphic organizers, video explanations and student self-assessment.
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions, Combining L

This MS PowerPoint presentation provides an easy-to-understand and classroom-tested technique for understanding algebraic expressions, the Distributive Property and combining like terms. I have used this presentation multiple times in my 7th and 8th grade math classes and as a refresher in my Math

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Simplify 15 variable expressions by distributing first, then combining like terms. Find the simplified expression on the dragon, and color it accordingly.
Involves integer operations too.

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Breakdown of distributive property and 32 practice problems where students have to use the distributive property then combine like terms.

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Interactive notebook foldable for the distributive property, combining like terms, and undoing the distributive property (factoring). Key included.

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This Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Activity Bundle features hands-on, discovery-based learning lessons and games. Students will discover how and why to use the Distributive Property and combine like terms using concrete methods involving area models and pictures. Then they will engage in card

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