Ever wondered how to teach evaluating algebraic expressions in an engaging way to your 7th grade students? In this lesson plan, students will learn about evaluating algebraic expressions through substitution of rational numbers using guided notes and doodles. They will practice substituting rational numbers for variables using order of operations. The lesson culminates with a real-life example that explores how evaluating algebraic expressions can be used in everyday situations.
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions (Rational Numbers) Lesson Plan
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions Lesson Plan
Grade Level Grade 7
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Common Core State Standards
Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals), using tools strategically. Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form; convert between forms as appropriate; and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies.