# Learning to Apply Algebraic Theory in the Middle Grades

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Prepare your students for higher levels of thinking and the world of Algebra application. The major question from students has always been “when will I ever use this in real life”. This set of activities is a step-by-step lesson in analyzing information and formulating a conclusion.
I created these lessons to reinforce the definitions of dependent and independent variable, the ability to generate and graph data, calculate an equation that best fits the data, project a future value, and formulate a conclusion.
Before assigning any of the activities, the teacher should make sure that the student can perform operations with positive and negative numbers and have discussed plotting points on a graph. Also if you have access to a computer or computer lab I would suggest that you download the “How to incorporate a spreadsheet software” guide and introduce your students to its application.
An objective for each activity is provided as well as a solution. Use of a graphing calculator or spreadsheet software such as Excel may be an optional activity to generating the graph.
Common core standards met using this product include CCSS Math. 6.EE.B.5, 7.EE.B.3, 7.EE.B.4, 7.EE.B.7, 7.EE.B.8.

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48 pages
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2 Weeks
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