# Combining/Collecting Like Terms Activity

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Are your students having a hard time with combining (or collecting) like terms? My sixth-graders were, so I made this activity so they could manipulate the terms to help them better understand which ones go together. And...we had FUN!

Students randomly draw slips with one term on each until they have enough to fill the boxes for each problem. They record the terms and then they rearrange the slips on their desk until like terms are grouped. They record the grouped terms and then combine them! You can correct student mistakes in real time while they work with their partner or group. Six pages of terms with different levels are included so you can determine which is appropriate for your students (and also modify for students as needed). The levels are described below.

1) Cover page
2) Suggestions for use
3) Student activity page 1 (with detailed example)
4) Student activity page 2
5) Terms page 1 - integers, x, x squared, and a - all positive
6) Terms page 2 - integers, x, x squared, and a - positive and negative
7) Terms page 3 - integers, x, x squared - all positive
8) Terms page 4 - integers, x, x squared - positive and negative (see thumbnail)
9) Terms page 5 - integers and x - all positive
10) Terms page 6 - integers and x - positive and negative
11) Credits page

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Total Pages
11 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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