Exploring the Distributive Property – Printable Pre-Algebra/Algebra Lesson. If you teach pre-algebra or algebra, be sure and check out this free lesson on the distributive property from Bethany at Math Geek Mama! Teach using real life examples that model what the distributive property is so that students can practice using it and understand it’s value.
This lesson will help students make sense of the property in the context of a real life problem, allowing them to then use it correctly when dealing with more challenging algebra problems. Help your students grasp this concept that can cause so much confusion!