Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

## Word Problems Lesson Plan: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Word Problems Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Word Problems, and supports the standard of representing and solving multi-s...

## Agrinautica Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Agrinautica, a flexible, sandbox-type game featuring pre-algebra skills, including mathematical expression-building and order of operations. Adaptable for stud...

## Curse Reverse Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Curse Reverse, a game that builds algebraic expression and patterns skills.  Adaptable for grades 3-7, the game invites students to navigate imaginary sites, u...

## Word Problem Lesson Plan: Riddle Books Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, features Riddle Books, a math game that challenges students to solve algebra word problems by constructing visual models, and deriving equations from those ...

## Numbers and Operations Lesson Plan: The Online Game Krypto

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In this numbers and operations lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the function of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in problem...

## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

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In this math skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed...