Significant Concept (Big Idea): Algebra has a set of rules that need to be used to correctly model real life situations.

Unit Question:In what contexts can symbols be used to represent numbers

AoI Focus: Approaches to Learning: collaborative skills, communication, information literacy, reflection, problem solving and thinking skills, and conceptional understanding

Unit Objectives: Students should be able to:

formulate a problem as a mathematical expression

use and substitute into, a wide range of formulae

understand algebraic manipulation and simplification

Key Vocabulary:
algebra (algebraic)
evaluate
number pattern
pronumeral
variable
value
rules
axis (Horizontal/Vertical)
consecutive
opposite operations
simplify
squared
substitute

cubed
directed numbers
equation
evaluate
expand
expression
formula
grouping symbols
index (indices)
exponents
powers
integer
like terms

## Algebra Unit for Grade 6

Students should be able to:

algebra (algebraic)

evaluate

number pattern

pronumeral

variable

value

rules

axis (Horizontal/Vertical)

consecutive

opposite operations

simplify

squared

substitute

directed numbers

equation

evaluate

expand

expression

formula

grouping symbols

index (indices)

exponents

powers

integer

like terms