# Solving Equations

#### What's Included

• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Interactive Excel File
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
• Differentiated Worksheet
• Treasure Hunt

# Solving Equations

The start of the lesson introduces the need to generate and solve an equation through a sense of wonder and magic.  By introducing equations in this way students gain a genuine curiosity for the method.  There are several examples to allow the teacher to model the balance method so students can work independently through their own equations later in the lesson.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to solve a two-step linear equation where the unknown appears on one side..
• Most students should be able to solve a linear equation involving a fraction where the unknown appears on one side.
• Some students should be able to derive and solve a two-step linear equation where the unknown appears on one side.
Video Demonstration

Solving Equations - Foundation

Solving Equations - Higher

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