5E Lesson

In this lesson, students practice adding and subtracting polynomial expressions. They watch a video about a complicated food order and discuss the idea of combining like items to simplify the order. Students use math manipulatives to explore how to use addition and subtraction to simplify polynomial... Read more »

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The Sound of Polynomials

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

- Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

- 9th - 11th

- Algebra 1, Algebra 2

- Mathematics

- A1.A.3.2, A2.A.2.2

3 class periods

120–140 minutes

5E Lesson

Students will recall properties of exponents and explore different methods of multiplying binomials. Students will apply this knowledge to multiplying more advanced polynomial expressions or multiplying polynomial expressions in the context of a geometry setting. Read more »

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Multiplying Polynomials

Beyond FOILing

- 10th - 11th

- Algebra 2

- Mathematics

- A2.A.2.2

2-3 class periods

90-100 minutes

Instructional Strategy

- 6th - Secondary

This math strategy encourages students to deepen their math understanding. Students conduct an interview with a partner to help them ask meaningful questions, have productive discourse, use academic language, and reflect metacognitively. Read more »

Instructional Strategy

- Small Group

- Explain/Closing, Extend/Additional Learning Activity, Evaluate/Assessment

- More Than 30 Minutes

- Active Engagement, Collaborate, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Elaborate, Evaluate, Problem Solving, Reason, Reflection, Review, Self-assessment, Speak & Listen, Writing Across Curriculum

- 6th - Secondary

5E Lesson

In this lesson, students will explore how to find the surface area of prisms and pyramids. Students will discover the general formulas for finding surface area of prisms and pyramids and are introduced to the surface area of spheres and hemispheres. Students will apply what they learn to create a composite... Read more »

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A Solidifying Pattern

Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids

- Geometry

- Mathematics

- 9th - 10th

- G.3D.1.1

2-3 class periods

105-120 minutes