1. Topic


2. Content

Order of Operations Acronym PEMDAS Parentheses, Multiplication
or Division (whichever comes first), Addition or Subtraction (whichever
comes first.) 


3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes

Students will be able to evaluate algebraic expressions. 


4. Objectives

Students will begin to think about why the order of operations matters,
and what it means for their own math work. 


5. Materials and Aids

Smart Board, Multiplication Table, Array. Order of Operations Practice
Questions and Groups 


6. Procedures/Methods

A. Introduction
Introduce the Order of Operations. PEMDAS Please Excuse My Dear
Aunt Sally. Explain the order and why it is important to follow it.
Introduce triangle/ pizza design. 


B. Development
Pose problems such as the following (problems only) and challenge
students to solve them using paper and pencil only: Pass out Multiplication
worksheets and manipulative's for creating an Array. Have students
enter each problem on their paper exactly as it is written. Remind
them to ask questions. Ask students to explain what they have discovered.
They should recognize that if the order is not followed they may get
a different answer. 


C. Practice
Practice on the smart board. Then, have students break into groups
and answer group questions provided. Have students come up with their
own problems for a neighbor/ group mate. 


D. Independent Practice
Have students follow work on the Smart Board. 


E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)
1.Multipllication table
2.Create an Array 


F. Checking for understanding
Have students restate the correct order of operations. Have students
come up with their own clever way of remembering the order. 


G. Closure

7. Evaluation

Determine mastery of lesson by overseeing work performed. 


8. Teacher Reflection

Review with students who displayed difficulty, while other students
work independently. 

