Simplifying Expressions (Distribute and Combine Like Terms) Triples ActivityThis is a great way for students to practice simplifying expressions by distributing and combining like terms. There are 30 total cards in which there are 10 sets of 3 cards with the same answer. I created this activity as
Simplifying Expressions (Distribute & Combine Like Terms) BingoThis is a PowerPoint game that can be used with a Smart Board, or just used through a projector. It is a great way for students to practice simplifying expressions. Students will distribute and combine like terms in order to simplif
This Simplifying Algebraic Expressions card sort activity will strengthen your students’ skills at distributing and combining like terms. Students are given 16 expressions to simplify. They must match each expression to it’s simplified version.Need a numerical version without variables? -> Simp
Student of ALL ages love to draw and color... especially in Math Class! MATH MUGSHOTS are a GREAT way to review math concepts while providing some “color” to math class. You can use this activity to review for a test, as a homework assignment, as extra credit, or as an assessment.Looking for more M
Students will practice simplifying expressions by distributing and combining like terms with this pyramid sum puzzle activity. Simply give each student the template and set of problems. They simplify each expression, cut out the boxes, then paste them onto the template so that each simplified expr
This fun graphic organizer activity will help your students combine like terms to simplify expressions. Your students can race to the top of these 6 pyramids by combining like terms along the way. Can they reach the top with the correct expressions? With the included KEY, you can check their prog
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
This is a digital version of my Simplifying Expressions Scavenger Hunt Activity created for use in Google Drive™. No hanging up posters necessary!Students will practice simplifying expressions with this fun self-checking digital activity! Students will solve 16 problems. Each problem solved will lea
Students practice simplifying expressions by combining like terms (using addition and subtraction) of positive and negative like terms and constants. Great reinforcement and practice. You receive a set of 2 resources (one is digital and one is printable) featuring a set of 28 task cards. The digital
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
- Great for online learning and distance learning!Get your students successfully COMBINING LIKE TERMS when simplifying expressions with this PowerPoint Presentation. This lesson starts with an engaging problem of the day, followed by a mini-lesson and guided practice questions. The lesson concludes
This resource is a fun way for students to practice their skills in combining like terms using the distributive property. It is includes 10 station cards and the students can easily check their answer when they move to the next card. This allows the student to get immediate feedback on whether or no
Students will practice simplifying expressions with this fun self-checking matching activity! Students will cut apart 20 cards, simplify each expression, and make matching sets of cards that simplify to the same expression. The expressions in this activity include both positive and negative numbers.
Simplify Expressions (Combine like terms and Distributive Property) Math Detective is an engaging way to practice and review simplifying algebraic expressions. Students follow clues to simplify expressions all to solve a mystery that takes students "traveling" around Greece in search of the missin
Make practicing simplifying expressions fun! This self-checking activity will allow students to get out of their seats and move around the classroom as they solve 16 problems. Each problem solved will lead the students to a new problem to solve until they have solved all 16 problems. You will be ama
Simplifying Expressions Jeopardy GameThis Jeopardy style game is a really fun group classroom activity! Students will simplify the increasingly difficult expressions in teams as they earn points to win the game. This file is a PowerPoint file and is played as a slideshow.Directions:Open the PowerPoi
These equivalent expressions math stations are perfect to develop a deep understanding of adding expressions, subtracting expressions, and expanding linear expressions with rational coefficients. Students will combine like terms and simplify expressions all while problem solving. This product inc
Simplifying Expressions Task Cards follows the CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.A.4
Identify when two expressions are equivalent.
You can use these task cards in a variety of ways in your classroom. Use them as a Scoot Activity, Gallery Walk, or Station. Simply just cut them out and use!
What is included:
Included are two lesson plans on simplifying expressions by combining like terms, and multiplying and dividing terms.
The first lesson is an introduction to like and unlike terms. The second lesson goes more in depth into adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing polynomials.
Each lesson pla
Students need a lot of practice with these essential math skills:
-- combining like terms
-- using the distributive property (with negative numbers)
-- simplifying expressions
This worksheet provides practice with these pre-algebra skills.
I also have a fun activity for students to practice the di
Included are two practice worksheets and a quiz that helps students learn to simplify algebraic expressions or "combine like terms".
Each assignment has 6 combining like terms problems, 4 problems to name the coefficients and constants, 6 distributing problems, and 8 problems that ask to distribu
This 8th Grade Math Sort - Simplifying Algebraic Expressions helps students practice simplifying algebraic expressions by combining like terms in a fun and engaging activity! Includes 80 combining like term problems! It includes four different sorts (20 problems each).
In this activity, students so
This is a 2 day lesson plan that teaching combining like terms. Each day has a warm-up, notes, practice problems, and a fun activity. You're encouraged to use Algebra Tiles, but do not need to (you could simply draw them). Answer key is provided. Students will enjoy combining like terms and simp
This 8-part lesson would be a great addition to any expressions unit. See a brief description of each part below:
Problem of the Day: At the beginning of the lesson, students will take a few minutes to answer the problem of the day. Students can write their responses in a notebook, on a loose leaf