# Unit: Equations ### Key topics include:

• Solving one-step equations
• Solving two-step equations
• Properties of Equality

### The suggested timeframe for each lesson can be adapted to suit your needs. ### Days 1-2: Speaking Math

Introduction of key vocabulary around equations. This is a gamified experience with word puzzles and other games.

Introduce these terms and definitions

• Equation
• One-Step Equation
• Two-Step Equation
• Subtraction Property of Equality
• Multiplication Property of Equality
• Division Property of Equality
• Solution
• Conditional Equation
• The Unknown

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Goal: Gain an understanding of the key words used throughout this unit. ### Days 3-4: Building Blocks

Review of the properties of equality:

• Subtraction Property of Equality
• Multiplication Property of Equality
• Division Property of Equality

Review of solving one-step equations.

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Goal: To develop a concrete understanding of equations and the properties of equality. Establishes that math is not just computation, but logical reasoning. ### Days 5-6: Putting it Together

Learn the mechanics of solving one-step equations.

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Goal: Develop mastery at solving two-step equations using the properties of equality. ### Days 7-8: Show What You Know

A review of key concepts, specifically solving one-step equations.

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Goal: Ability to solve two-step equations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.