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The students will extend their knowledge from solving equalities to solving inequalities. They will also learn to graph the solutions of inequalities.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
The student will solve inequalities with one variable and graph the solution.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
The student will learn to effectively communicate ideas in mathematics through cooperative activities.
31 to 60 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Small white boards, markers, erasers
Technology Resources Needed:
Prerequisite: number lines, how to solve one-step and two-step equations
1. Teacher will show the presentation, which walks through each step very slowly. This presentation is animated for each step to show one at a time. The first 13 slides are green, and are the instructional slides.
2. Teacher should stop presentation at any time should a student have any questions.
3. Divide the class into small groups (no more than 4 per group). Each group needs a small white board, expo marker, and an eraser.
4. The next five slides are yellow and are for small groups. Present one problem, give the small groups approximately 3 minutes to solve and write the solution on the white board. Have the students keep the white board face down until you ask for it to be shown. This prevents any sudden changes with other groups!
Informal observation with the white boards
Each area below is a direct link to general teaching strategies/classroom
for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.