
1. Combine like terms using commutative and associative properties6.EE.3

2. Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms6.EE.3

3. Apply distributive property by using a visual model6.EE.3

4. Simplify algebraic expressions by applying the distributive property6.EE.3

5. Regroup with distributive property by using a visual model6.EE.3

6. Regroup algebraic expressions by applying the distributive property6.EE.3

7. Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms and applying…6.EE.3
Isolation Drills:
 Distributive property
 Number properties terminology 1
 Distributive property with variables
 Equivalent forms of expressions 1
BrainPOP: Distributive Property
Interactive Practice:
 15 Distributive Property
 Algebra I Exercises: The Distributive Property
 IXL – Distributive property (7th grade math practice)
 Simplifying Distribution Worksheet — Algebra.Help
 Distributive Property Practice Game
 Add and subtract integers: Properties of addition (Sixth grade – I.3)
 Multiplication: Properties of multiplication (Sixth grade – K.9)
 Algebra: Simplify variable expressions using properties (Sixth grade – P.17)
 Algebra: Distributive property (Sixth grade – P.18)
 Associative, Commutative and Distributive Laws – Simple explanation from Math is Fun
 Basic Number Properties: Associative, Commutative, and Distributive – Explanation from Purple Math
 Beginning Algebra Tutorial: Properties of Real Numbers – Instruction, examples, and practice exercises
 Distributive Property – A flash video explanation of this property that gives students several chances to practice
 Equivalent Expression Cards – Each of the expressions in the right column is equivalent to the expressions on the row.
 Equivalent Expressions – Look at twelve pairs of expressions and decide if they are equivalent or not.
 Equivalent Expressions – Make the appropriate changes in the tiles as you work through each of the steps in the solution.
 Equivalent Expressions – PreAlgebra lesson plan with several attached documents
 Equivalent Expressions – Set of video lessons explaining this standard
 Equivalent Expressions – Distributive Property – Explore the relationship between two different formulas, a(b+c) and a(b) + c.
 Equivalent Expressions and Equations – Short video lesson explaining the concept
 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions – Evaluating algebraic expressions can be a simple process, but needs to follow an order of operations to get the right answer.
 How to Make Equivalent Expressions Using Division – Make equivalent expressions using division with help from an MIT Masters Candidate in Aero/Astro Engineering in this free video clip.
 Independent Practice: Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Properties – Identify which property is used in each computation
 Interactive Algebra Tiles – Use this to model an equation or to solve an equation
 Multiplication Properties – Instruction, practice and a timed test, students must identify the property described
 Number Properties – From Online Math Learning
 Properties of Integers – Four step lesson; introduction, indepth explanation, examples, and practice problems
 Simplifying Expressions – Video lesson from Khan Academy
 Simplifying Expressions – Three types of ways to simplify equations
 Word Problems: Equivalent Expressions – A howto explanation from Hot Math tutors