Phase:  Before/Engage 
Activity:  Students will be divided into groups and create a Voki to explain math terminology such as term, sum, product, quotient, coefficient, equivalent expressions, and simplify. The students may use the glossary in the textbook or online dictionary. 1. Logon to the internet to Voki website.
Once the students decide on one of the voice options. 2. Collaborate with your group and decide on the definition for the math terms your group was assigned, provide as much detail as possible, and include an example. 3. Collaborate with your group and decide who will present the Voki to the class. 4. Based on the presentations of the key terminology presented. Each student will do the following:
5. The teacher will monitor the students' responses and provide timely feedback.

Assessment Strategies:  The teacher will assess students' understanding of key terminology through the group Voki presentation. The teacher will assess students' understanding of algebraic expressions and key terminology from their Google document.c The teacher will assess the responses to various posts to demonstrate their understanding in identifying parts of an expression, translating, and writing expressions. 
Advanced Preparation:  The teacher will need to make sure the internet connection is available. Have at least 4 to 5 working computers or IPads available for student use. 
Variation Tips (optional):  Have the group share and post their Avatar. The group has to respond to at least two different posts. State whether they agree or disagree with the information shared. Tell why or why not? 
Notes or Recommendations (optional):  Take the time to set up an account and create a Voki (Avatar) before introducing it to your students. Instructions are available on the site. 
Keywords and Search Tags:  equivalent expression, factor, or coefficient, product, quotient, sum, term 