# Unit 5.3 Algebra Algebra is a tool to represent real-world situations using numbers, letters, and symbols.

Unit 5.3 - Algebra Algebra is a tool to represent real-world situations using numbers, letters, and symbols.

How do I evaluate algebraic expressions?
5.3.1 - Evaluate algebraic expressions involving decimals and fractions using order of operations 5.3.2- Evaluate multi-step numerical expressions involving fractions using order of operations. 5.3.4- Given a set of values, identify those that make an inequality a true statement.

How do I find the unkown in a single-step equation?

5.3.3 - Find the unkown in sigle-step equations involving fractions and mixed numbers.

Unit 5.3 Algebra Algebra is a tool to represent real-world situations using numbers, letters, and symbols.

Month

Daily Learning Objectives
Week Day

KIPPsters will be able to
5.3.1 - Differentiate between an expression and an equation.

State Performance Indicators
5.3.2 Evaluate multistep numerical expressions involving fractions using order of operations.

Topical Essential Questions

Vocabulary and Reference
Order of Operations

Assessment Evidence

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5.3.2 - Evaluate multi-step numerical expressions involving fractions using the order of operations. 5.3.3 - Identify and define the parts of an algebraic expression. 5.3.4 - Evaluate an algebraic expression given the value of a variable. 5.3.5 - Evaluate algebraic expressions involving decimals using the order of operations.

How do I evaluate an algebraic expression?

P E M/D A/S Algebraic Expressions Variable Substitution/Plugging in Evaluation Expression Algebraic representations of multiplication (ex. 7y) Evaluating algebraic expressions Combine like terms Isolating the variable Inverse operation Equation Substitute to check Balance method Proportion Cross multiply Comparison symbols <, >, , ,=,

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January 2011

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5.3.6 - Evaluate algebraic expressions involving fractions and mixed numbers using the order of operations.

5.3.1 Evaluate algebraic expressions involving decimals and fractions using order of operations. 5.3.4 Given a set of values, identify those that make an inequality a true statement.

5.3.7 - Given a set of values, identify those that make an inequality a true statement. 5 of 11

Unit 5.3 Algebra Algebra is a tool to represent real-world situations using numbers, letters, and symbols.

Month

Daily Learning Objectives
Week Day

KIPPsters will be able to
5.3.8 - Solve for the unknown in single-step algebraic equations involving addition and subtraction.

State Performance Indicators

Topical Essential Questions

Vocabulary and Reference

Assessment Evidence

January 2011

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5.3.9 - Solve for the unknown in single-step algebraic equations.

5.3.3 Find the unknown in single-step equations involving fractions and mixed numbers.

How do I find the unknown in a single step equation?

February 2011

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5.3.10 - Solve for the unknown in single-step algebraic equations involving fractions and mixed numbers.

5.3.11 - Solve for an unknown in a story problem using a problem solving method.

Benchmark Focus