Academic Standard

Algebra
Initiative: 
Tennessee Diploma Project
Set: 
Mathematics
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
3
Grade range: 
5
Conceptual StrandThe Algebra Standard emphasizes relationships among quantities, including functions, patterns, ways of representing mathematical relationships, and the analysis of change.Guiding QuestionHow does algebra encompass the relationships among quantities, the use of symbols, the modeling of phenomena, and the mathematical study of change?
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Grade Level Expectation
Understand and use order of operations.
Develop and apply the concept of variable.
Understand and apply the substitution property.
Solve single-step linear equations and inequalities.
Check For Understanding
Evaluate an expression by substituting non-negative rational number values for letter variables in the expression.
Use variables appropriately to represent numbers whose values are not yet known.
Solve single-step linear equations using inverse operations.
Solve single-step linear inequalities and graph solutions on a number line.
Determine if a given value is a solution to a linear equation/inequality.
Recognize there are many numbers between any two whole numbers on the number line.
State Performance Indicator
Evaluate algebraic expressions involving decimals and fractions using order of operations.
Use variables appropriately to represent numbers whose values are not yet known.
Find the unknown in single-step equations involving fractions and mixed numbers.
Given a set of values, identify those that make an inequality a true statement.