Lesson objective: Apply understanding of how to create and evaluate numerical expressions to a real-life situation.

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and understanding of creating and evaluating numerical expresions to a real-life situation. Students are asked to create and evaluate expressions and descriptions of expressions that explain moves made in a treasure hunt video game called Treasure Trove.

Key Concept students will use:

Skills students will use:

Students engage in Mathematical Practice 1, make sense of problems and persevere in solving them, as they create and evaluate expressions that must fit the guidelines of the task.

**Key vocabulary: **

- evaluate
- numerical expression
- order of operations

**Special materials needed:**

- order of operations chart