**Aim: **How do we use the order of operations to evaluate numerical expressions?

**Course:** Grade 6

**Warm-Up: **A few years ago, a controversial meme with the mathematical problem 8 ÷ 2(2 + 2) went viral. Students use calculators to help them determine the answer.

**Homework: **Students create or find a similar mathematical meme, explain how to get the answer, and briefly explain common incorrect answers and methods.

**Task Rating ***(see the equity task rubric for details)***: **

**Rigor:**2 (students use precise language when discussing order of operations)**Diversity:**0**Identity:**1 (students justify their thinking to each other, but the task isn’t immediately relevant to their lives)**Justice:**0