GRADES 6–8: Expressions, Equations, and Functions

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, May 09th, 2013

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This two-day course focuses on the priority domains of Expressions, Equations and Functions for students in grades 6–8. The emphasis of this course is on strategies and tools to help students leverage and extend their understanding of arithmetic to problem solve using algebraic expressions.


  • Develop a fundamental understanding of Common Core content, focused on expressions, equations, and functions, and establish connections to Ratios and Proportional Relationships for Grades 6 and 7
  • Analyze and design problem-solving activities and experiences that address and develop students’ skills in the areas of Expressions, Equations, and Functions
  • Connect Common Core content and the Mathematical Practices to current classroom practices
  • Explore a variety of ways to organize the classroom—whole-class, small-group, and individual learning—to maximize the learning of all students

Target Audience: Teachers and Math Coaches
Grades: 6–8
Format: Two-Day
Product: #558996


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