Incorporate Reading & Writing into the Math Classroom with this article and accompanying worksheet! The 3 page article is entitled - "6 Ways Quadratics Are Used Everyday in the World". The followup worksheet asks students to identify vocabulary words associated with quadratics within the article
This layout is a perfect organization tool for your (LEP) Limited English Proficient learners. On the left column, students will show the algebraic process to a problem of your choosing, while on the right column is their verbal explanation.
Students will work in groups to define content-specific, commonly used vocabulary. They will define the words verbally and through physical representations, using both definitions and contextual knowledge. This activity is designed to complement UCSMP chapter one (Functions & Algebra review) les
Solve Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
A system of equations is a set of two or more equations considered together. A solution to a system of equations in two variables is an ordered pair that is a solution to every equation in the system.
To solve a system of linear equations by graphing,
In my Geometry classes, I have found that emphasizing vocabulary is important, so I begin each class with a 5-question vocabulary quiz. This often includes putting 5 definitions (or more often-pictures) on the board, and having students write down the vocabulary term that best describes each one.