# Combining Like Terms

## Collection by Math Idea Galaxy | Middle School Math Teaching Ideas

Engaging teaching ideas, strategies, activities, and games to help students learn how to combine like terms and solve in mathematics. Supports 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade math standards: CCSS 7.EE.A.1, CCSS 8.EE.C.7, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4, TEKS 7.7A, TEKS 8.8A

### Combining Like Terms Activity

Want to get students excited about combining like terms practice? These 3 mazes are a great way for students to review this important math skill and are a great break from traditional combining like terms worksheets! Check them out!

### Valentine's Day Math Activity Bundle

This collection of 5 Valentine's Day themed activities will get your students engaged practicing a variety of foundational math topics. Review proportions, distributive property, combining like terms, adding integers, & order of operations and have Valentine's month fun!

### Valentine's Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms

Are you practicing with distributive property & combining like terms this February? These coloring sheets get students practicing their math skills and having a little Valentine's day fun!

### 10 Ways to Add Valentine’s Day to a Middle School Math Classroom

Coloring pages get students doing math practice + get a little brain break. Read more about this and more fun Valentine's Day activities for the middle school math classroom.

### Teaching Multi-step Linear Equations with Interactive Notebooks

This simple game makes great guided practice with combining like terms in the interactive notebook. This is the 1st guided practice we do when learning about solving multi-step equations. Check out the whole interactive notebook unit for solving multi-step equations in this post!

### 7 Thanksgiving Math Activities To Add some Spice to Your Class

Thanksgiving review games, like this combining like terms game, is a great way to practice and review the week of Thanksgiving. Check out all 7 tips for enjoying Thanksgiving math in the classroom.

### 10 Ways to Add Valentine’s Day to a Middle School Math Classroom

Combining like terms with this fun coloring page is just one of 10 ways to bring the math love into the classroom this Valentine's Day. Check out the whole post!

### 7 Thanksgiving Math Activities To Add some Spice to Your Class

Thanksgiving review games, like this combining like terms game, is a great way to practice and review the week of Thanksgiving. Check out all 7 tips for enjoying Thanksgiving math in the classroom.

### Teaching Multi-step Linear Equations with Interactive Notebooks

Guided practice with combining like terms in the interactive notebook. This is the 1st guided practice we do when learning about solving multi-step equations. Check out the whole interactive notebook unit for solving multi-step equations in this post!

### Teaching Multi-step Linear Equations with Interactive Notebooks

This combining like terms foldable notes page helps students prepare for solving multi-step equations. Check out the whole multi-step equations interactive notebook unit in this post!

### Combining Like Terms Digital Activity

Combining Like Terms Activity: Students will be using one variable, two variables, and one of the mazes has negative numbers as they practice combining like terms. It is great for differentiation, stations or centers, partner work, or homework. After using these 3 mazes students will be more familiar with combining like terms.

### 10 Ways to Add Valentine’s Day to a Middle School Math Classroom

This combining like terms and distributive property coloring activity will certainly help students feel the Valentine's math love! Check out all 10 Valentine's math activity ideas, including 2 FREE downloads!

### Valentine's Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms

Celebrate Valentine's day while practicing with combining like terms and distributive property with this fun coloring activity. The Valentine's Day Color by Answer is an engaging activity to encourage practice in a festive way.

### Combining Like Terms Task Cards- Printable & Digital Resource

Using these combining task cards is a great alternative to math worksheets & can be used for a range of interactive activities. Students will get practice combining like terms with distributive property, combining like terms with positive and negative integers, and combining like terms with confidence!

### Combining Like Terms Mega Bundle

Print and go resources to spice up your combining like terms unit. A great variety of resources for learning, practicing, and reinforcing. Includes inquiry discovery activity, foldable for interactive notebook, task cards, and math games & activities to use in partners, stations, and more. Great addition to the middle school math classroom.

### How to Combine Like Terms (33 Surefire Examples!)

Combing Like Terms - EXCELLENT video lesson with 33 Example Problems. This online lesson covers adding and subtracting coefficients across expressions, using the distributive property to simplify equations and create equivalent algebraic expressions, and much more. Perfect for high school and middle school math courses. Check out this algebra lesson today! #algebra #teachingresources