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This unit bundles several different products. It includes notes, student-centered activities, practice (homework) questions, and a unit review for the following topics:
1. Powers and Exponents
(Evaluating powers in standard, expanded and exponential forms.)
2. Variables and Expressions
(Evaluating expressions with variables and addressing various ways of showing multiplication and division.)
6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9
3. Order of Operations
(Solving expressions with several different operations involved. The PEMDAS acronym is expanded upon and the funnel method for showing work is used.)
5.OA.A.1, 6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2
4. Describing Patterns
(Uses number sequences to explore the relationships that exists between the terms as well as between a number's location and the term. As a precursor to the x and y tables seen in Algebra, the relationship between two variables is shown as an equation.)
5.OA.B.3, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7, 6.EE.C.9
The notes are interactive and engaging, the topics flow well together and the practice is non-intimidating and differentiated. As a bonus, all type 3 practice pages come with FREE tutorial videos hosted on Teacher Tube.
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