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The Perfect IEP Goal for 7th - 9th Grade Students Aimed for Pre-Algebra

Updated: Mar 1, 2022

This IEP goal is for all 7th-9th grade students with IEP goals aimed at success in pre-algebra. It is inclusive of sub-skills necessary to solve multistep equations with variables on both sides, expanding expressions, distributive property, and the collection of like terms when solving.


Goal progression could include 3 to 4 week intervals aimed toward skill-building in the areas of mathematic academic vocabulary, the order of operations, exponents, distributive property, and the concept of combining like terms.

8.EE.C.7.B Solve linear equations with rational number coefficients, including equations whose solutions require expanding expressions using the distributive property and collecting like terms.