•PowerPoint presentation lesson: 23 slides
This lesson covers solving absolute value equations. The beginning of the presentation includes a pre-requisite knowledge warm-up and a discussion on what absolute values are and how to deal with them in an equation. There are 10 examples with absolute values on one side of the equation and 5 examples with absolute values on both sides. Examples that have no solution are also included.
• Filled-in PowerPoint presentation: 23 slides
This version of the PowerPoint lesson includes the work, answers, and explanations that the students would have heard and seen during the lesson. This is a great resource to provide to students who were absent on the day of the lesson and to students who need accommodations or modifications.
• Guided notes: 3 pages
This PDF document directly follows the PowerPoint notes for this lesson. These are great for students who need accommodations or modifications. Or, provide these for all students to increase the speed of the lesson and to allow students to spend less time copying and more time participating in the lesson.
A printable version of the warm-up from the notes is also included, including an answer key. There are four warm-ups per page.
• Exit Ticket
A short, two-question “exit ticket,” is included, and the answer key is provided. These questions mirror the types of questions that students saw in the notes and can be an efficient way to gauge how well students understood the lesson. Additionally, the back side of the exit ticket asks students to rank how they feel about the concepts taught from 1-4. There are four exit tickets per page.
• Pun Puzzle Activity
A fun way for students to practice the concept taught in the lesson. This activity includes a two-sided worksheet . The front side displays 9 problems for students to solve and the back side is for them to show their work. The answers they find for each problem will help them solve the pun presented at the beginning of the activity. An answer key is provided.
• Worksheet: 10 problems
This worksheet presents 10 absolute value equations to solve. Some have absolute values on one side of the equal sign, while some have absolute values on both sides. Some problems have no solution. The types of problems students are asked to solve on this worksheet are similar to the types of problems students were introduced to in the notes. An answer key is provided.
• Quiz: 4 problems
This half-sheet quiz asks students to solve the same types of problems they practiced in the notes and on the worksheet. This type of quiz is great for quick, formative feedback between teacher and student. An answer key is provided. Also included are two other versions of the same quiz that can be handed back to the student with their graded quiz. The first asks students to describe what mistakes they made on their first attempt on the quiz. The second asks students to provide the correct work for each problem they made a mistake on.
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You may also be interested in my other all-in-one lesson packages from this unit:
• Order of Operations
• Solving Equations
• Solving Equations with No Solution or Infinitely Many Solutions
• Writing Equations to Solve Word Problems
• Writing Absolute Value Equations
• Rewriting Literal Equations and Formulas
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• Solving and Rewriting Equations - Complete Unit Bundle
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