 Math, Grade 6
 Expressions

Math Tricks
 Math Tricks
 Evaluating Expressions
 Expressions in Words & Symbols
 Using Variables to Represent Measurements
 Substituting Numbers for Letters
 Mathematical Vocabulary
 Distributive Properties of Geometric Models
 Reviewing The Greatest Common Factor
 Common Multiples
 Writing, Representing & Evaluating Expressions
 Peer Review
 Gallery Problems Exercise
Instructor Overview
Students explore what makes a math trick work by analyzing verbal math expressions that describe each step in the trick.
Key Concepts
 Words can be used to describe mathematical operations.
 In a math trick, a person starts with a number, follows mathematical directions given in words, and ends up with the original number.
 Math tricks can be explained by examining the mathematical expressions that represent the verbal directions.
Goals and Learning Objectives
 Explore verbal expressions.
 Predict and test which sets of expressions will result in the original number.
on Mar 15, 07:00pm Evaluation
Opportunities for Deeper Learning: Superior (3)
I loved how the students truly had to think and create their own tricks!