## Lesson Overview

The students will be able to evaluate numerical expressions involving grouping symbols. In this fall-themed lesson, students will use the acronym of teacherâ€™s choice (ex. PEMDAS or GEMS) to solve problems as a small group.

## Essential Question

What strategies can we use to translate word phrases into numerical expressions? How does understanding these translations help us solve mathematical problems?

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5, 6

Smart Board and Laminating machine

Dry-erase markers

Pumpkin activity materials (provided)

Laminating Materials

Socks (dry erasers)

Dry Erase boards

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