This "around the room" activity is a great way to get your students’ creativity flowing about real world algebraic expressions!
Post the 17 provided expressions (with real world examples) around the room, along with a blank sheet of paper below each one. Pair students up. Instruct students to visit each algebraic expression. They will try to create their own real world story / sentence about what the expression could represent. An example story is provided. Their stories do not need to relate to the story provided, only to the expression. They should write their story on the blank paper.
In this download, you will receive a PDF containing 17 algebraic expressions with real world examples. The activity is quick prep... Just print and cut along the dotted lines. Post on the wall, and you're ready to go!
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