6.EE.A.1 Write and evaluate expressions involving whole number exponents

Posted: January 5, 2015 in Advance, Periods 1&2, Periods 3&4

Lesson Videos:

Write numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents

In this lesson you will learn how to write a numerical expression by using whole-number exponents.

Evaluate numerical expressions by using whole-number exponents

In this lesson you will learn to find the value of a numerical expression by using exponents.

Write numerical expressions using area and volume models

In this lesson you will learn how to write numerical expressions with exponents of 2 and 3 by using area and volume models.

Write a numerical expression using exponents by interpreting a problem

In this lesson you will learn how to write a numerical expression using exponents by interpreting a specific problem or situation.

Isolation Drills:

Evaluating exponent expressions word problems

Evaluating expressions with exponents

Positive and zero exponents

Writing expressions with exponents

Writing expressions with exponents word problems

Interactive Practice:

  1. Balancing Equations – Spy Guys Interactive Lesson 11
  2. Interactive Algebra Tiles – Use this to model an equation or to solve an equation
  3. Late Delivery – Find the value of expression written on each door to deliver the mail
  4. Math Quiz Game: Jeopardy style – Jeopardy style PowerPoint review game
  5. Order of Operations and Evaluating Expressions – Practice from Regents Prep
  6. Practice problems in solving an equation with variables on both sides – Ten practice problems, answers are checked
  7. Represent Functions – Seven slide PowerPoint show illustrating various representations; using models, tables, graphs, and equations effective use of animation
  8. Solving an Equation – Practice at manipulating expressions and finding the value of variables
  9. Teacher Dodgeball – Re-arrange the numbers and operational signs to form a correct equation in the time given. If you are correct, you will hit the teacher with the dodgeball and move on to a more challenging round. Defeat all five teachers and earn your dodgeball champion certificate.
  10. Using Graphs, Equations, and Tables to Investigate the Elimination of Medicine from the Body: Modeling the Situation – Lesson plan from NCTM
  11. Weigh the Wangdoodles – Your job is to find the weight of each Wangdoodle using the information provided by the scales. To be successful, you will have to make sure that the weight you assign to each Wangdoodle works on each scale. This activity is a fun but challenging introduction to multiple algebraic equations.
  12. Writing Equations – Sentences to translate into equations
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