Students can easily come up with the answer to a math problem, but can they prove it? Would they be able to explain it?
This 30 page set includes 28 math problems, aligned with the Common Core Standards. Each question most be proven true or false and explained why.
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This lesson pack focuses on the Associative Property of Multiplication.
Associative Property Poster
Interactive PowerPoint on the Associative Property
Notes for the teacher
Associative Property with Pasta Parentheses activity instructions
Associative Property with Pasta Parentheses s
Cooperative learning activity where students match an algebraic expression to a story problem. Once all expressions have been matched, student teams are given the value of the variable with a clue card. Then they use the substitution property to solve word problem.
This three-page discovery of Product Rule, Quotient Rule, and Power Rule is intended to be used before introducing Exponent Rules.
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A comprehensive ratio product ... Everything you need to introduce students to ratio concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced fifth grade stud
NO-PREP 6th Grade Algebra Independent and Dependent Variables Lesson! Lesson, practice activities and review! Great activities for identifying independent and dependent quantities from tables and graphs and representing and analyzing quantitative relationships between dependent and
A comprehensive proportions product! Everything you need to introduce students to proportion concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced fi
No-prep, ratios and proportions math enrichment projects! From using ratios to take a long journey across a state, making a proportioned sundae to measuring proportioned land mammals, your students will love taking part in these projects. Perfect real-life math situations to use as
10 pages, aligned with common core standards. The cornerstone lesson to what I consider to be easily the best unit I can offer my algebra students. This lesson is part of a series of problems I created that are focused around graphing linear functions and the use of new tools (tables, graphs, equatio
16 pages. This mini-unit (3 days) introduces the y=mx+b form as a general formula for linear functions. From this form, students learn to write equations for linear functions given:
* Slope and y-intercept
* Slope and a point on the line
* Two points on a line
It is designed for intr
Teaching Algebra today is harder than ever. You are expected to deliver the curriculum in a way that is accessible to every student no matter what, despite the fact that students today are more distracted and under prepared than ever before. When I moved up to teaching high school Algebra twelve ye
This worksheet is a great way to introduce solving two step equations. It helps the students use inverse operations in the correct order by first looking at what has been done to the variable (the Do part of the chart), and then how to "undo" those steps. The second page has more practice problems, b
Combining Like Terms: Food Edition
Teach students how to combine like terms using food!
Visual real world connection.
Also helps students to recognize the lack of need for a one in front a variable.
Half sheet, great for a interactive student notebook.
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These activities will help your students practice, identify, solve and graph inequalities.
Foldie and Lesson plan for Interactive Notebook,
4 worksheets for practice in class or homework
1 Blank worksheet to create your own inequalities to graph OR graph a set of inequalities and have
The purpose of this activity sheet is to guide students thinking in order to make observations about multiplying binomials so that they may construct their own understanding of the FOIL method, or some version of it. Students begin by using the box method to help make sense of the FOIL method.
This set includes a presentation and practice. The presentation teaches students how to "translate" from an English sentence into an equation (a math sentence). Using this strategy, they can solve any problem involving percents.
Practice problems and examples are included in the presentation. B
This is a 22 slide powerpoint slideshow that I designed to use for whole class instruction. The slides contain effects so that you can ask students question and then the answers will appear.
The slide show begins by introducting slope intercept form.
Next, it demonstrations how to write an equation
14 pages. This 'Practice' set contains two standards-based problems to enhance students' problem solving skills: a bank account comparison and a plant growth comparison.
This lesson is part of a series of problems I created that are focused around graphing linear functions and the use of new tools
This product is the sixth in a series of six products that provide everything you need to introduce students to ratio, rate, and proportion concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! It addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced fift
This is a foldable with 10 examples of problems involving percents.
Each flap has a model problem followed by a practice problem.
-solve is/of problems
-find tax and discount
-find the final cost of an item after discount and tax
-find percent change
This is a great foldable to includ
Rational Number Word Problem Football Challenge:
If you are looking for some challenging and fun word problems involving rational numbers (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, opposites, and absolute values), this is the product for you! It’s a cold day in December when
11 pages. A hiker finds himself overexerted after he reaches the summit of Mount Algebra and radios for help. Two hikers converge and then work together to get down the mountain and meet the paramedics.
This assessment is an exercise in writing functions from context and using tables, graphs, and eq
A comprehensive rate and unit rate product! Everything you need to introduce students to rate concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced fifth grade students. Follow these ins
Proportion Word Problems Galore!
Here it is at last – the real deal! Everything you need to introduce students to proportion word problems and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be use
Quadratics "Clue" Project for either Algebra 1 or Algebra 2. Fun way for your class to learn and practice quadratics by solving a murder mystery. Students will be required to graph and solve equations to determine who committed a murder, with what weapon, and the location of the crime.
NO-PREP 6th Grade Algebra Representing Equations and Graphing Equations Lesson, Practice Activities and Review. Aligned to the STAAR TEKS 6.6B, 6.6C and CCSS Standards 6.EE.A.2.A and 6.EE.C.9!
Included with this product:
Overview Lesson Handout
Writing and Repres
Proportion Word Problems - Tricky Proportion / Rate Word Problem Challenge!
This product is the fifth in a series of six products that provide everything you need to introduce students to ratio, rate, and proportion concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! It addresses
This is a clear & concise introduction to simplifying radicals for middle school and Algebra students. Great review for geometry students who need a refresher. Students will use guided notes to learn how to give decimal approximations and how to simplify to exact answers with two methods. Incl
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A fun way to use M&M's candy as positive/negative integer chips. Students use two colors of candy to "build" each addition problem on their "candy mat".
You guide the students through the activity from demonstration (where you eat the candy in front of them!) to the part where they build the
Fill-in notes to introduce students to solving systems of linear equations by graphing, substitution, and elimination. Full page of practice for each skill. Answer key included.
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Number talks, centers, journal strips and more to accompany Stuart J Murphy's Math Start Books!
This story is about students going to a fair and spending their tickets while solving for unknown amounts!
-1 activity for "During Reading"
-8 number talk prompts (half page each)
This product includes everything needed to make 3 pages of interactive notes to help teach Square Roots of Perfect Squares. Also included are print & go flash cards and 5 daily quizzes to give your students additional “drill & kill” practice on perfect squares and square roots.
A mountain climber relies upon his ability to throw a grappling hook in order to reach the next plateau.
This performance task requires students to demonstrate understanding of quadratic functions by modeling vertical motion with quadratic functions and using skills of solving quadratic equations to
Scavenger Hunt: Slope and Rate of Change Problems. Contains 18 problems where students have to
1. calculate the slope from a graph or two points,
2. calculate the rate of change from a graph or table of values
This also includes an alternate assignment for students that are absent. My students love
This is a foldable which reviews graphing linear inequalities.
Each flap has one problem. Students determine if the line is dashed or solid and if they shade above or below the line. In some questions students will need to solve for “y”.
This is a great foldable to include in a lesson (interact
This is a foldable that goes over graphing parallel and perpendicular lines and determining the equation of a line that is parallel or perpendicular to a given line.
Each flap includes a model problem followed by a practice problem. Two challenge questions are all included (parallel/perpendicular t
How about a delicious math activity to teach the distributive property? In this STEM lesson, students learn about the distributive property using tasty M&Ms. Includes instructions, student worksheets, and CCSS for math.
This activity reinforces patterns that students may see when graphing linear equations that are already in slope intercepts form. The families consist of lines that have the same slope but different y-intercepts and vice versa. Once students have graphed the equations on the grids provided they mu
Cooperative learning with reading story problems and sorting them by what operation would be needed to solve. Then students match the algebra expression that would be needed to solve. A test and a retest is also included so you can determine which students have mastered the concept and which need r
Ratios with Mondrian is a set of four activities for students to explore ratio using student-created Mondrian-Inspired designs. A great addition to your 6th grade study of ratios.
Students are introduced to the artwork of Piet Mondrian and then create their own Mondrian style artw
Get your students moving w/ this Interdisciplinary activity where students are asked to count how many times they can jump rope without stopping. Students collect class data then find the measures of central tendency. Outliers are also discussed. Students are then asked a follow up question where
This lesson is meant to be used as guided notes for a whole class.
Students begin by learning the rule for negative exponents, followed by a simple proof/explanation of why. After learning that 1 raised to any number equals 1, they begin working with negative exponents. They are shown how to rewrit
Algebra I - Rate of Change and Slope
Common Core Aligned Lesson Plan with Homework
This lesson plan includes:
-Lecture Notes (PDF, PowerPoint, and SMART Notebook)
-Blank Lecture Notes (PDF and SMART Notebook)
-Lecture Handout (PDF)
-Answer Key (PDF)
This Array Smartboard lesson will teach your students about multiplication. Your class will love using the interactive candy pieces to build arrays and write multiplication sentences. All 30 pages are able to be self-checked and used in small or whole group. This smartboard array lesson contains t
6 pages. Students explore graphs of linear inequalities by working through the process of filling a truck with two types of crates.
Emphasis is placed upon learning by exploration and visualization. This lesson works well in collaborative groups and assumes a working knowledge of graphing linear EQu
This is one of my FAVORITE lessons to do with my middle schoolers. At the end of the year this is the activity that most of them remember. In short, we find the measurement of real cars using matchbox scale models.
This lesson has been tied to the Common Core Math standards and would be appropri
This package includes 8 word problems to helps students truly understand linear inequalities in real life situations. Each problem involves multiple inequalities and has students graph and shade in all possible solutions. Problems increase in complexity, and students will be able to see the advanta
2 pages of guided notes to introduce your students to the properties of exponents, 1 critical thinking warm-up, 4 pages of practice
product of powers, power of a product, power of a quotient, quotient of powers, zero exponent, negative exponents
answer key provided
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MATH LESSON 4.OA.1 & 4.OA.2
Great Visual Product to guide students' use of multiplication and division to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison. This product will effectively guide your students to use a visual model to interpret a multiplicati