# Example Of Algebraic Expression

Elementary Algebra is generalized form of arithmetic. It provides a language to represent problems and functions. Algebraic thinking is also one of the first forms of abstract thinking that students develop in mathematics. It is most critical to understand what mental model your child has established and then look to mould and correct that model giving different examples. Lets look at some of the common gotchas of algebraic learning.

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Using items around your house, create a âstoreâ and set up expressions to represent the cost of the items.

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LOVE this idea for teaching translating expressions into words....post different expressions around room, give each group diff color marker and have them write unique translations for each. Genius way to make this lesson more fun!!

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Students will identify the parts of an expression using math terminology. Students will understand the concept of like terms with the use parallel examples.

My students always have such a hard time writing expressions and equations during our Algebra unit. I've created a card game to help with that! T...

Middle School Math Madness!: interactive notebook (I would do this... IF I WAS TEACHING MATH! T__T )