EXPRESSIONS Word Problems - Error Analysis (Find the Error)

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6th, 7th, 8th
Common Core Standards
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EXPRESSIONS Word Problems - Error Analysis

Have your students apply their understanding of EXPRESSIONS with this ERROR ANALYSIS activities.


Benefits of Math Error Analysis:
Giving students opportunities to identify and correct errors in presented solutions allows them to show their understanding of the mathematical concepts you have taught.


Whats Included:
This resource includes 10 real-world EXPRESSIONS word problems that are solved incorrectly. Students have to IDENTIFY THE ERROR, provide the CORRECT SOLUTION and share a helpful STRATEGY for solving the problem. An ANSWER KEY has also been provided with examples of possible answers. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.


How to Use:
When I present this activity to my students, I tell them that these are errors that students from my other class made and I need their help to correct them. Students LOVE correcting other students mistakes. Students can use these activities with a partner, as a warm-up , as classwork, homework, in math centers or group work.


Topics included:
✔ evaluating algebraic expressions
✔ writing algebraic expressions
✔ simplifying algebraic expressions
✔ adding linear expressions
✔ subtracting linear expressions
✔ factoring linear expressions


This resource is included in my EXPRESSIONS UNIT RESOURCE BUNDLE!


Feedback for this resource:
♥ I love the higher level thinking needed for "finding the error".
♥ Thank you so much! I used it in my Algebra support class.
♥ Great for higher level thinking! Thanks!


Common Core Alignment :
*7.EE.1 -Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficient;
*7.EE.2 - Understand that rewriting an expression in different forms in a problem context can shed light on the problem and how the quantities in it are related.
*7.EE.3 - Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals), using tools strategically.
*Mathematics Practice Standard 3 (construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others).


More EXPRESSION Resources:
*TASK CARDS
*ERROR ANALYSIS WORKSHEETS
*PROBLEM SOLVING INTERVENTION Worksheets


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__ 7th Grade Math MEGA BUNDLE
__ 7th Grade Error Analysis Math BUNDLE
__ Middle School Math GROWING MEGA BUNDLE

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EXPRESSIONS Word Problems -  Error Analysis  (Find the Error)
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