Algebra Rubrics

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Equality | Understand the equal symbol consistently communicates something. It might be: Equal symbol means the answer comes next, or use all the numbers to calculate an answer, or extend the problem (put 12 + 5 = 17), | Understand that a number sentence doesn't have to be of the form a + b = c. (5+2=2+5, 7=5+2, 5+2=7+0, ...) |
Equal symbol means there is a relationship between two equal numbers that can be found through calculations on each side of the equal symbol. | Equal symbol means there is a relationship among the numbers in two expressions and can be compared without calculations. |

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