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Other

Description:

This lesson uses a series of related arithmetic experiences to prompt students to generalize into more abstract ideas. In particular, students explore arithmetic statements leading to a result that is the factoring pattern for the difference of two squares. An excellent teaching idea on how to help students walk the bridge from arithmetic to algebra.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Process skills,Middle School,Algebraic manipulation,Algebra,Critical thinking,Grade 8,Teaching strategies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184130984T,Factoring,Grade 7,Connections,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Education,Grade 6,Reasoning,NSDL

Language:

English

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