This is an introduction to the rules of exponents and adding and subtracting terms with exponents.
(NOTE: There are no negative exponents in this lesson. Negative exponents can be found in the high 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 grades 6, 7, 8 and High School are included on the cover page.