**Title:** Fortune Properties

**Description:**
This lesson will teach students how to recognize and apply Identity and Equality Properties. Students will explore the use of properties in real life situations by hands-on experience. This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.

**Standard(s): **

[CE] (0-12) 8: Cooperation

[CE] (0-12) 21: Patience

[CE] (0-12) 8: Cooperation

[CE] (0-12) 21: Patience

[MA2013] AL1 (9-12) 10: Understand that polynomials form a system analogous to the integers; namely, they are closed under the operations of addition, subtraction, and multiplication; add, subtract, and multiply polynomials. [A-APR1]

[MA2013] AL1 (9-12) 16: Explain each step in solving a simple equation as following from the equality of numbers asserted at the previous step, starting from the assumption that the original equation has a solution. Construct a viable argument to justify a solution method. [A-REI1]