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Hot Air Balloon

Using a dynamic manipulative, students will have a visual for adding and subtracting integers.
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Square Tables

In this activity, students will make a variety of squares using square tiles and the Table feature of the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition™ to discover patterns and make predictions off those patterns.
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The Magical Growth of Numbers

In this activity, students will learn to quickly add lists of numbers by adding like terms and using the Distributive Property.
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The Rule of Four

In this activity, students will use a variety of features of the TI-84 Plus to represent problem situations. Students will look at problems algebraically, graphically, verbally, and numerically.
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Where Did the Parentheses Go

In this activity, students use the order of operations and number properties to create a unique expression from a set of numbers that must equal another number. Then, they will place parenthesis in a number statement to make it true. Students will also identify properties commonly used to evaluate expressions.
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    TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
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