This is an introduction to the rules of exponents and adding and subtracting terms with exponents.
(NOTE: This lesson includes negative exponents. A separate lesson without negative exponents can be found in the middle school version of Introduction to Exponents.)
This lesson plan includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework. Answer keys included.
Common Core Standards for 8th grade, High School Algebra and High School Number & Quantity included on cover page.