Students will learn about and identify the parts of an algebraic expression and will practice identifying the parts of an expression with a partner through various examples. Students will learn how to simplify expressions. Students will discuss the ingredients that make up a taco (to grab student attention) and will realize that expressions are made up of “ingredients” just like tacos.
- Students will interpret expressions that represent a quantity in terms of its context (Common Core State Standards: Math HSA.SSE.A.1)
- Students will interpret parts of an expression, such as terms, factors, and coefficients (Common Core State Standards: Math HSA.SSE.A.1.A)
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