I used this “One Incorrect” Distributive Property Activity from Greta Bergman to give my students extra practice with the distributive property and combining like terms. In this activity, students were given eight different algebraic expressions that needed to be simplified through applying the distributive property and combining like terms. Seven of the eight expressions simplify …

# One Incorrect

I gave my Algebra 1 students a “One Incorrect” activity from Greta Bergman to give them some extra practice with evaluating expressions. Students had to evaluate expressions until they found the one that didn’t equal 36. Students are always eager to get their work checked when they get an answer that isn’t 36. Usually, I …

I love this “One Incorrect” Order of Operations Activity that was shared by Greta Bergman. Students are given 8 expressions. 7 of the expressions simplify to -13. 1 of them doesn’t. I challenge students to complete problems until they find the one that doesn’t equal -13. I tell them that when they find that one, …