Order Of Operations: Using Parentheses, Brackets, and Braces (Backwards Activity- Solution to Expression)
5th Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: Math, Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Type: 1 Hour Lesson
Skills: Using Parentheses, Brackets, or Braces in Numerical Expressions, Evaluate Expressions with Symbols
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper (as much as needed per student), pencils, crayons/colored pencils, whiteboard, and dry erase markers
Printable Resources: Optional: printable “Exit Slip” (as an optional assessment component) (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This 1 hour math lesson addresses Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols (5.OA.A.1). This lesson is intended to be an introductory lesson Order of Operations and Backwards Numerical Evaluation. Students will be able to apply previous knowledge about the order of operations (PEMDAS), evaluate numerical expressions with parentheses, brackets, and braces, and be able to come up with their own examples of numerical expressions using these Symbols. The lesson begins with review and note taking for reference, then moves into partner or independent practice, and concludes with a short exit slip to check for understanding.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Order Of Operations: Using Parentheses, Brackets, and Braces. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicate content.