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Insights Into Algebra 1 - Teaching For Learning
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Workshop 1 Variables and Patterns of Change Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans:

Introduction

Lesson Plan 1: Miles of Tiles - The Pool Border Problem

Lesson Plan 2: Cups and Chips - Solving Linear Equations Using Manipulatives
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Introduction

Lesson Plan 1: Miles of Tiles - The Pool Border Problem
In this lesson students will recognize patterns and represent situations using algebraic notation and variables.
Lesson Plan 2: Cups and Chips - Solving Linear Equations Using Manipulatives
In this lesson, students use manipulatives to represent visually the steps they take to obtain a solution to an algebraic equation. They develop an understanding of the connections between the solution involving manipulatives and the symbolic solution.

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