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Solving Basic Algebraic Equations: Basketball Edition

Game

Solving Basic Algebraic Equations: Basketball Edition

Nothing but net! Kids help Penelope score points in this basketball-themed multiple choice maths game.

Year 6

Maths

Game

Combining Like Terms

Worksheet

Combining Like Terms

Introduce your intermediate student to some basic algebra concepts. He'll work with variables and exponents as he combines like terms.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Defeating the Mathemagician: Expressions, Equations, and Variables Story

Game

Defeating the Mathemagician: Expressions, Equations, and Variables Story

Kids help Lucas, a superhero-in-training, and Hatman battle the Mathemagician by answering questions about variables, expressions, and equations.

Year 6

Maths

Game

Expressions & Word Problems

Worksheet

Expressions & Word Problems

Students will review the order of operations and numerical expressions to solve word problems.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Expressions and Equations

Guided Lesson

Expressions and Equations

If you think about maths as a language, expressions and equations are the sentences. This unit brings students into the world of “maths language”, learning how to write complex expressions in different forms and convert numbers in one form to another (i.e.decimals to fractions). Last, students will apply the order of operations to interpret and solve simple algebraic equations.

Year 6

Guided Lesson

Solving Expressions in Word Problems

Lesson plan

Solving Expressions in Word Problems

Help your students make a connection between numerical expressions and written phrases in word problems.

Year 6

Maths

Lesson plan

Understanding Expressions and Equations

Exercise

Understanding Expressions and Equations

Students will understand mathematical expressions and equations after they work through this engaging exercise from Education.com.

Year 6

Maths

Exercise

Patterns, Pairs and Variables

Workbook

Patterns, Pairs and Variables

Algebraic thinking is a central component for year 6 maths. In this series, practise identifying number patterns, plotting on a coordinate grid, and solving for x in a variable expression.

Year 6

Maths

Workbook

Expression vs. Equation

Worksheet

Expression vs. Equation

Help your fifth grader discover the difference between an expression and an equation with this algebra worksheet.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

How to Simplify Algebraic Expressions

Worksheet

How to Simplify Algebraic Expressions

Learn how to simplify algebraic expressions step by step. Beginning algebra starts with mastering combining like terms.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Maths Expressions

Worksheet

Maths Expressions

Creep your way into maths expressions with a spooky Halloween-themed worksheet! Use bats, pumpkins and sneaky black cats to practise writing out expressions.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Order of Operations: Fractions

Worksheet

Order of Operations: Fractions

Challenge your students to solve expressions with fractions using the order of operations.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Explaining Expressions

Lesson plan

Explaining Expressions

Challenge students to decompose numbers within multiplication expressions. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Solving Expressions in Word Problems.

Year 6

Maths

Lesson plan

Express Yourself!

Lesson plan

Express Yourself!

Help your students create a basis for future maths classes with this lesson that teaches children about maths expressions and how they can interpret them.

Year 6

Maths

Lesson plan

Glossary: Explaining Expressions

Worksheet

Glossary: Explaining Expressions

Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Explaining Expressions.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Vocabulary Cards: Explaining Expressions

Worksheet

Vocabulary Cards: Explaining Expressions

Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Explaining Expressions.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Create Your Own: Two Truths and One Lie

Worksheet

Create Your Own: Two Truths and One Lie

In this creative maths worksheet, students will each write two true equations and one equation that is false. Then they will swap worksheets with a partner and solve each other’s equations before regrouping to discuss their equations and solutions.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Two Truths and One Lie 2

Worksheet

Two Truths and One Lie 2

In this worksheet based on the game Two Truths and a Lie, students practise solving three equations and then discussing their findings. Young mathematicians will seek to determine which two equations are true and which equation is false.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie

Lesson plan

Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie

In this lesson, students will consider equations with fall pictures serving as the number value and decide which equations are true and which is a lie. The worksheets in this speaking and maths lesson follow the Two Truths and One Lie game.

Year 6

Maths

Lesson plan

Two Truths and One Lie 1

Worksheet

Two Truths and One Lie 1

In this fall-themed worksheet version of the popular game two truths and one lie, learners will solve three equations and determine which two equations are true and which one is false.

Year 6

Maths

Worksheet

The Amazing Equation Race

Activity

The Amazing Equation Race

Here's an interactive, fast-paced game that will make your fifth grader feel more comfortable with simple equations.

Year 6

Maths

Activity

## Understanding Expressions and Equations Resources

Get your students thinking algebraic with these materials designed to help students understand equations and expressions. The Amazing Equation Race teaches an understanding of equations with a fun game. Or, you can have students work independently to identify expressions and equations. Also, visit Education.com’s resources for working with Basic algebra equations.