Are you having trouble getting your students to take effective notes during math lessons? Are you looking for quick activities that can be completed in a math journal or at the end of a lesson as a check for understanding? If so, these activities are for you.
These math journal and/or note-taking activities introduce Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Integrated Math students to variables, terms, and expressions. They can be used for introduction of topics or to reflect/review what you have covered in class discussion. The problems listed in this activity packet build nicely on each other if introduced in the order that they appear. Our students enjoy filling them out and organizing them in their math journals so that they can refer back to them throughout the year. These activities are a great way to promote writing in math. Keys are included for reference.
Photos of sample INB activities are also included.
Scaffolded Note Sheets with Sample Teacher Keys for the following:
-Substituting Values into an Expression
-Exponents: the Short Way vs. the Long Way
-Exponents: Do Parentheses Make a Difference?
-Math Words: Terms and Coefficients
-Simplifying Expressions Taken to a Power
-Like Terms and Unlike Terms
-Match the Like Terms
-Combining Like Terms (Match)
-Combining Like Terms (Expressions with only one type of term)
-Combining Like Terms (Expressions with more than one type of term)
-The Distributive Property
-Distributive Property (Match)
-How do you evaluate an expression?
-What is the difference between the terms? (part 1)
-What is the difference between the terms? (part 2)
-Evaluating Expressions Practice
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