## 1. Technology

### 1.1. Use interactive manipulative's on SmartBoard

### 1.2. Incorporate BrainPop video into lesson

1.2.1. http://www.brainpop.com/math/algebra/solvinginequalities/index.weml

### 1.3. Have students work in pairs to create PowerPoint on how they solve inequalities

1.3.1. *Also provides assessment

## 2. Extension to support transfer

### 2.1. Keep students engaged, incorporate their interests/names in examples

### 2.2. Provide practice examples during class with feedback

### 2.3. Introduce new problems with similar strategy

## 3. Problem Solving Steps

### 3.1. What is the problem?

### 3.2. What are the goals?

### 3.3. What are possible strategies?

3.3.1. Keep an open mind for different possibilities!

### 3.4. What are possible outcomes?

### 3.5. Evaluate the results.

## 4. Lesson: 7th Grade Math

### 4.1. Solving word problems: inequalities

4.1.1. Include objective/aim of lesson

4.1.2. Do Now/Prior Knowledge: include examples of writing out inequalities

4.1.3. Practice Solving inequalities

4.1.4. Reading word problem, one sentence at a time, write out mathematical statements into an solvable equation

4.1.5. Solve equation

4.1.6. Evaluate the answer. Ask yourself, Does my answer make sense?

4.1.7. Check Solution

### 4.2. Algorithim

4.2.1. Read the problem once

4.2.2. Re-read the problem, writing out the information into a solvable equation

4.2.3. Solve equation

4.2.4. Does the answer make sense when you re-read the problem?

4.2.5. Check solution