Bolster your Math class with excitement and fun as students work together on this collection of 4 cooperative learning activities. Each activity is aimed straight at the common core standard 8.NS.A.1. Begin with an activity to intro the standard, move on to the two activities to practice the standard, and finish with an activity to bring your students to mastery!
Included in this Product:
Intro the Standard
8.NS.1 Identifying Rational and Irrational Numbers 'Round and 'Round
In this activity, students simultaneously determine whether a variety of numbers are rational or irrational. After completing each problem, they rotate their paper so each paper is an accumulation of several students’ work.
Dig into the Standard
8.NS.1 Decimal and Fractions Conversions: Quiz Quiz Trade
Students gain fluency in fraction and decimal conversions as they walk around your classroom and quiz one another. Also included is a partner version where students go head to head.
8.NS.1 Fraction and Decimal Conversions: Scavenger Hunt
Get your students up and moving as they move around your classroom, convert fractions and decimals, and search for the answer to each of the 20 cards.
Master the Standard
8.NS.1 Decimals to Fractions: Expert Corners
This Expert Corner activity is perfect for differentiating to the varying ability levels represented in your classroom. Support your strugglers and challenge your high-flyers! Students work with classmates to complete one problem at their ability level. They then regroup and teach others how they completed their problem.
All activities include detailed teacher instructions and answer keys.
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