Math  201819
1.15  Equality
The student will
 demonstrate an understanding of equality through the use of the equal symbol.
Adopted: 2016
BIG IDEAS
 So that I know that the equal sign means that the expressions on either side have the same value, similar to a balanced scale.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

ESSENTIALS
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to
 Describe the
concept of equality.
 Identify equivalent values and represent
equalities through the use of objects, words, and the equal (=) symbol.
 Identify and describe expressions that are
not equal (e.g., 4 + 3 is not equal to 3 + 5).
 Recognize that equations can be used to represent the relationship between two expressions of equal value (e.g., 4 + 2 = 2 + 4 and 6 + 1= 4 + 3).
 Model an equation that represents the relationship of two expressions of equal value.
KEY VOCABULARY
Updated: Aug 22, 2018