## Mr. Jake

### Target 1​

###### Lesson Type:

New

Number Operation

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Computation

Solve equations involving absolute value.

###### 1:

Explain that the sums and differences of equations involving absolute value are found using distance and direction on a number line.

6th

###### Vocabulary:

Absolute Value, Distance, Zero, Number Line

Activities:

Students solved absolute value equations on triangles and matched them with other triangles to create a large hexagon.    ### Home Exploration

###### Guiding Questions: ## Absent Students:

### Target 2

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###### 1:

Determine that there are no “short-cuts” for the addition and subtraction of exponential expressions (no matter what the bases or exponents are).

###### 2:

Solve multi-step exponential expressions involving addition and subtraction.

7th

###### Vocabulary:

PEMDAS, Order of Operations

Activities:

Students practiced PEMDAS and Order of Operations problems that included exponents.

Students were given a set of problems on Post-Its that included all operations in PEMDAS. They threw a bean bag and whichever one it landed on, they would take the Post-It and solve. Whoever earned the most Post-Its won.    ### Home Exploration

###### Guiding Questions: ### Target 3

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###### Vocabulary:

Activities:    ### Home Exploration 