I love this "Math Words" card sort activity for my Math & Algebra classes! They always seem to struggle with this concept. The parentheses part is a tip I've never seen described, but always throws kids off
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Check out my collection of anchor charts for math, reading, writing, and grammar. I love anchor charts even though I'm not so great at making them! Also, get some tips for using anchor charts effectively in your classroom.
Task Develop guidelines for success - I think the group work expectations chart would be helpful at the beginning of the year because it gets student to see what the teacher is expecting of them through out the school year.