This packet was designed to help implement interactive notebook activities in the Algebra 1 classroom. The following topics are presented in the scaffolded notes which can be added to math journals:
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
Interactive Math Notebook Foldable Activities and Quick Checks for Understanding are included to help your students review and reflect on the topics introduced.
These activities will help with structured note-taking, reflection, and review. 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. Teacher keys are included for reference for the scaffolded notes and quick checks for understanding. Photos of sample INB activities are also included.
HS Math Bundle Algebra 1 Geometry Algebra 2
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