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8th Grade Geometry Summer School Fun Pack (STAAR Reporting Category 4)

8th Grade Geometry Summer School Fun Pack (STAAR Reporting Category 4)
8th Grade Geometry Summer School Fun Pack (STAAR Reporting Category 4)
8th Grade Geometry Summer School Fun Pack (STAAR Reporting Category 4)
8th Grade Geometry Summer School Fun Pack (STAAR Reporting Category 4)
Product Description
Take the bummer out of summer school for your 8th grade math re-testers with this bundle, which includes 7 of my favorite activities for STAAR Reporting Category 4. Topics covered include: Pythagorean Theorem, volume, surface area, similarity, and the effects of dilation on perimeter, area, and volume.

You won’t find any boring worksheets here – just highly engaging food and game-based activities to facilitate intense and meaningful instruction on these heavily-tested topics. Curriculum coordinators, have no fear: purchase of this bundle carries a multiple license, meaning that all the teachers in your school district can use these activities with no copyright hassles. (Take a look at the copyright page included in the preview for more details on that.) Here’s what you get:

Pythagorean Theorem Modeling Activity with Cheez-its

Pythagorean Pow: A Koosh Ball Game for Interactive Whiteboards

Spheres Are Sweet: A Candy-based Lesson on Volume

Volume Cone-acopia: A Candy-based lesson on Volume of Cones

Surface Area and Volume Koosh Ball Game for Interactive Whiteboards

Change in Dimension Tic-Tac-Toe

Similarity Scavenger Hunt

I highly recommend that you check out each individual product page for more details about each activity, including the materials that each activity requires.

This bundle would also make a great end-of-year resource that will keep your kiddos engaged and learning right up to the last bell of the school year. Or, just snag it while it’s cheap (40% off!) and save the activities for next year!

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TEKS:
8.7C - Use pictures or models to demonstrate the Pythagorean Theorem.

8.8A - Find lateral and total surface area of prisms, pyramids, and cylinders using concrete models and nets (two-dimensional models).

8.8B - Connect models of prisms, cylinders, pyramids, spheres, and cones to formulas for volume of these objects.

8.8C - Estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving lateral and total surface area and volume.

8.9A - Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-life problems.

8.9B - Use proportional relationships in similar two-dimensional figures or similar three-dimensional figures to find missing measurements.

8.10A - Describe the resulting effects on perimeter and area when dimensions of a shape are changed proportionally.

8.10B - Describe the resulting effect on volume when dimensions of a solid are changed proportionally.
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