•PowerPoint presentation lesson: 12 slides
This lesson covers writing absolute value equations when given its solutions. The beginning of the presentation includes a pre-requisite knowledge warm-up and a discussion on how to write absolute value equations when you know its solutions. This is followed by 4 examples of writing absolute value equations based on two given solutions. Then there is a discussion on how this concept can be extended to real-world situations, and finally 3 absolute value word problems are presented.
• Filled-in PowerPoint presentation: 12 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: 2 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.
• “I have..., Who has…?” Activity
A fun way for students to practice the concept taught in the lesson. This activity includes 15 cards that have both an answer (“I have...”) as well as a question (“Who has...?”). This game requires students to write absolute value equations based on the solutions provided by their peers. This is a great way to engage the whole class with one activity.
• Worksheet: 6 problems
The first 4 problems on this worksheet ask students to write an absolute value equation when given its solutions. The last two questions are word problems that ask students to write an absolute value equation and then describe what each part of the equation represents in the context of the problem. 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
• Solving Absolute Value Equations
• Rewriting Literal Equations and Formulas
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• Solving and Rewriting Equations - Complete Unit Bundle
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