# Autumn (Back to School) Theme - Solving Multi-Step Equations

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1. Get ready for back to school in your Algebra 1 class with this bundle of resources including 8th grade review activities, 8th grade pre-assessment and post-assessment, getting to know you activities, and autumn-themed practice.This resource includes:Summer: 8th Grade Math ReviewAutumn: Solving Multi
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Autumn-themed activity for math class! In this activity, students practice solving multi-step equations. Equations include a variable on each side, rational numbers (fractions and decimals), Distributive Property, combining like terms, and a solution of zero. There are no special solutions included in this activity.

Procedure:
-You can either set up the 8 stations at groups of desks or tape the stations to the walls around the room. Either way keep the images that are alike together.
-Pair students up. Assign one partner to be “A” and one to be “B.” They should record their assignment in the top right hand corner of their workspace.
-Students travel to each station as a pair. They each complete one problem based on their letter assignment. Although they are each solving a different equation, they can check to see if they are correct because they should have matching answers.
-Students neatly copy the original problem and show their work in the stations workspace.
-Once they determine the solution and confirm their result matches their partner's result, they check the key to find that answer and write the corresponding letter in the small box in the right hand corner of the workspace.
-Students continue to go to all 8 stations. You can either allow students to move freely around the room in any order or set a timer and have students all rotate at the same time. Each station should take about 2-3 minutes.
-In the end, they should unscramble the letters to find the mystery word. They share this mystery word with you to confirm that their work is complete. The mystery word is BACKPACK. I allow those students who finish first to help other students complete the activity.

Included in this product:
-8 stations (each with 2 different equations)
-2-page workspace
-2-page Teacher's Guide with CCSS, objectives, materials, and procedure

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