Although the Common Core State Standards have algebra and operations standards throughout elementary grades, the algebra content begins in earnest in middle school.

This is a rather unusual structure for organizing mathematical content, but offers an exciting opportunity for teachers across the nation and abroad to exchange ideas and discuss what they teach. This Wiki will address the underlying central concepts and propose activities that also provide rich opportunity to engage students in the Mathematical Practices.

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## Common Core Algebra

Although the Common Core State Standards have algebra and operations standards throughout elementary grades, the algebra content begins in earnest in middle school.This is a rather unusual structure for organizing mathematical content, but offers an exciting opportunity for teachers across the nation and abroad to exchange ideas and discuss what they teach. This Wiki will address the underlying central concepts and propose activities that also provide rich opportunity to engage students in the Mathematical Practices.

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