Included in this download is an entire 5-E lesson plan for Simplifying Expressions using the Order of Operations. This lesson was adapted for 5th graders, so exponents are not included. It is a Word document so it can be easily edited to meet your needs.
Included are as follows:
- Full lesson plan cycle with instructions and materials guide
- Engage photo
- Explore activity with recording sheet
- Elaborate Task Cards and Early Finisher Challenge
- Exit Ticket
Students love the opportunity to figure out the order of operations for themselves before being explicitly taught. This is an excellent resource for teachers introducing the order of operations to their students for the first time or as a refresher for middle school grades.