Here is an equation packet that requires student to create equations and real-life word problems. Of course, the students have to solve the problem by applying algebraic and numerical properties.
It has vocabulary terms, which have been defined. However, students must provide at least one more feature about each term. Then separate the 3 items of each word to play a matching game.
Please click the PREVIEW to see samples of the few concepts available. Then click the images for the titles of the activities like "Equations Become Word Problems" and "Equations Complexity".
I. Vocabulary Leaves for synonyms, antonyms, definitions, and illustrations. ( Use this in a review game like I Have, Who Has.)
II. Designing a Complex Equation
III. Solving a Complex Equation
IV. Writing a Real-Life Word Problem for the Complex Equation
V. Competing on Solving a Peer's Real-Life Word Problem.
The pumpkin and leaf-like mobile may be used as decoration or a word wall.
Some related items are the followings:
7th Grade Math Equations and Expressions EE1 -Common Core Practice and Quiz
8th Grade Math's Checklist: Expressions and Equations
Linear Equations Learning Goals