Images to create this puzzle taken from pdclipart.org

###### One of the things I struggled with when taking *Algebra* was the use of letters (variables) to represent numbers. However, if we remove the letters and replace them with pictures, somehow *Algebra* becomes a little more manageable.

**How can I spend my Math Minutes?**

- Figure out the picture puzzle above stating what the
**?**represents in the final “equation”. On a piece of paper, put your answer along with your first and last name, grade, school, and classroom teacher. Give it to your EY Coordinator (or tell your classroom teacher to “pony” it to).**EY at Sunset Hills** - Create your own picture puzzle. I used Keynote, but you could use Explain Everything, Pic Collage, or another iPad app. Pictures for your puzzle can be found at https://www.pdclipart.org/ These puzzles can be emailed to Dr. Spady (ask your EY Coordinator or classroom teacher for the correct email).
- Figure out the 11 puzzles pictured below. On a piece of paper, put your answers along with your first and last name, grade, school, and classroom teacher. Give it to your EY Coordinator (or tell your classroom teacher to “pony” it to
).**EY at Sunset Hills**

*Thank you Mrs. Bridwell for the inspiration to create this post! Thank you to Mrs. Bridwell’s 6th graders for all the great puzzles below!*