BUNDLE Equations, Systems & Exponents Math Stations for Common Core Eighth Grade

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This 122 page file includes station activities focused on solving linear equations, systems of linear equations, exponents, and scientific notation. They are designed to align with common core standards for eighth grade math. You save 15% when buying the bundle as compared to all the activities purchased individually. As I add more activities, I will increase the price accordingly, but you will still have access to the file for no additional cost!! I've also included 5 pages of organizational tips and best practices for station learning in the classroom.

I created these activities to use in station rotations in an eighth grade classroom. However, they can easily be used in a variety of ways. You will find activities within this file also suitable for math centers, game day, formative assessment, or summative assessment. These activities cover:

Unit 10: Solving Linear Equations
Unit 11: Systems of Linear Equations
Unit 12: Exponents and Scientific Notation

As students rotate through stations, they are challenged in individual, partner, and group activities and games. I have included instructions for you as well as printable student directions for each activity. Whenever appropriate, answer keys are also attached. The following resources are included in this file:

1. Stations Organization and Tips (5 Pages!)

2. GO FISH - Solving Equations (36 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.7.A, EE.C.7.B

3. Dominoes - Solving Equations (18 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.7.A, EE.C.7.B

4. Triangler - Linear Equations (16 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.7.A, EE.C.7.B

5. Three of a Kind - Linear Equations (Open-Ended!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.7.A, EE.C.7.B

6. Article - Systems of Linear Equations (With Graphic Organizer!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.8, EE.C.8.A, EE.C.8.B, EE.C.8.C

7. Poly-Problem-Solver - Linear Systems (4 Versions!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.8, EE.C.8.A, EE.C.8.B, EE.C.8.C

8. Pick-A-Card - Linear Systems (6 Scenarios!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.8, EE.C.8.A, EE.C.8.B, EE.C.8.C

9. GO FISH - Linear Systems (36 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.C.8, EE.C.8.A, EE.C.8.B, EE.C.8.C

10. Roundabout - Exponent Operations (4 Versions!)
CCSS.8: EE.A.1

11. Triangle - Operations with Exponents (16 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.A.1

12. I Have Who Has - Scientific Notation (15 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.A.3, EE.A.4

13. Dominoes - Scientific Notation (18 Cards!)
CCSS.8: EE.A.3, EE.A.4

When I decided to give stations a try in my classroom I was amazed at how EASY it was to differentiate instruction. This was something I always struggled with in the past. I was also amazed at how much actual problem solving practice my students were doing in class, without my directing their every move.

These activities are included the BIG BUNDLE for Eighth Grade Second Semster at 20% off, and the BEST BUNDLE for Eighth Grade Complete Year at 25% off!!!!

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Common Core Standards in this resource file include:
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.1
Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 32 × 3-5 = 3-3 = 1/33 = 1/27.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.3
Use numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times an integer power of 10 to estimate very large or very small quantities, and to express how many times as much one is than the other. For example, estimate the population of the United States as 3 times 108 and the population of the world as 7 times 109, and determine that the world population is more than 20 times larger.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.4
Perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, including problems where both decimal and scientific notation are used. Use scientific notation and choose units of appropriate size for measurements of very large or very small quantities (e.g., use millimeters per year for seafloor spreading). Interpret scientific notation that has been generated by technology
Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7
Solve linear equations in one variable.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7.A
Give examples of linear equations in one variable with one solution, infinitely many solutions, or no solutions. Show which of these possibilities is the case by successively transforming the given equation into simpler forms, until an equivalent equation of the form x = a, a = a, or a = b results (where a and b are different numbers).
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7.B
Solve linear equations with rational number coefficients, including equations whose solutions require expanding expressions using the distributive property and collecting like terms.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8
Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.A
Understand that solutions to a system of two linear equations in two variables correspond to points of intersection of their graphs, because points of intersection satisfy both equations simultaneously.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.B
Solve systems of two linear equations in two variables algebraically, and estimate solutions by graphing the equations. Solve simple cases by inspection. For example, 3x + 2y = 5 and 3x + 2y = 6 have no solution because 3x + 2y cannot simultaneously be 5 and 6.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C
Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables. For example, given coordinates for two pairs of points, determine whether the line through the first pair of points intersects the line through the second pair.

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