Learning Intention: Students will recognize equivalent algebraic expressions; represent the unknown in an equation; use properties of operation to generate equivalent expressions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication or division; identify equivalent number sentences; use symbols for equal and not equal.
Success Criteria: Students will be successful when they can recognize equivalent algebraic expressions and use properties of addition to create an equivalent algebraic expression.
Essential Questions: - What operation is needed in this problem? - What are the known quantities and the unknown variable in the problem? - What does the variable represent? - What is the correct order for performing mathematical operations? - How can the properties of operations be used to determine if two equations are equivalent? - What is the difference between each of the numbers in this sequence? - What is the rule for this sequence?