This lesson is so fun and useful!
Factoring is one of the most difficult concepts for students to learn. This is how I taught it last year with the lowest group of students I'd ever had and had tremendous success.
Factoring by grouping lesson
Factoring activities & practice
Factoring Bingo (14 versions)
Student printable notes making it easy to follow along.
Videos for additional support can be found here
Lessons are available in 4 different formats.
1. ActiveInspire* (editable version)
2. PowerPoint (not editable)
3. Smart Notebook (not editable)
4. PDF (not editable)
Cooperative learning structures for each topic are included:
Numered Heads Together(kagan)
Sage and Scribe (kagan)
Kagan Seating Mats available here
No HW (all hw for my classroom is assigned on mathxl)
*active inspire is a FREE program that you can download. It's great because it allows you a free surface to write on, add text, shapes, etc.