Lesson 3: Model and solve equations using algebra tiles

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Warmup

Activity #1 (30 minutes)

1. Topic: Model and solve equations using algebra tiles(Applet).

2. Explainer Video: Model and solve equations using algebra tiles.

Practice Exercise (30 minutes).

Topic: Model and solve equations using algebra tiles.

Quiz Time – (Two sets: 30 minutes).

Topic: Model and solve equations using algebra tiles (to be taken while you are logged in).

  1. An applet.
  2. An explainer video on "Model and solve equations using algebra tiles".
  3. A skills exercise from the IXL website on "Model and solve equations using algebra tiles". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty. 
  4. Two sets of quizzes on "Model and solve equations using algebra tiles". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty, and an average score of 80% expected.