Lesson 2: Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles

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Warmup

Activity #1 (30 minutes)

1. Topic: Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles(Applet).

2. Explainer Video: Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles.

Practice Exercise (30 minutes).

Topic: Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles.

Quiz Time – (Two sets: 30 minutes).

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  1. An applet.
  2. Explainer video on "Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles".
  3. Exercise questions on "Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty. 
  4. Two sets of quizzes on "Simplify expressions by combining like terms: with algebra tiles". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty, and an average score of 80% expected.