Factoring Trinomials A=1 Teacher Appreciation Cards

Grade Levels
8th, 9th
Resource Types
Common Core Standards
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1.31 MB   |   1 Worksheet + Support pages

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Practice factoring trinomials with a leading coefficient equal to 1 with a Teacher Appreciation Twist. Humor Check: If the thought of telling a class, “In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, you all will be sending me thank you cards,” doesn’t make you smirk, you won’t like this product. (Don’t judge. It was just a thought.)

The Math
Factoring standard form quadratic expressions with a leading coefficient of 1, yes, it’s baby factoring. For students, it just takes some practice to get the hang of it. Find 26 factorable quadratic expressions that will work well for any factoring method you teach students.

★Common Core Standard: SSE.B.3a

The Teacher’s Appreciation Twist
Students factor 15 quadratic expressions (out of 26) before receiving one of the Teacher Appreciation Week Cards. Students use answers to decode the hidden message. Since the Thank You Card is addressed “To My Wonderful Teacher,” students are essentially sending you, the teacher, the card when they turn in their work. “Oh what thoughtful students I have!

What makes this product a must-have?
Self-checking: Know at a glance if students completed the activity correctly.

Novel Practice: Mixing-up that traditional worksheet perks up kids.

Teacher Appreciation Fun: Have a little fun with Teacher Appreciation Week WHILE continuing on with your current topic study.

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Need a different topic but like the idea? How about these:

Solving One-Step Equations
Solving Two-Step Equations
Solving Inequalities
Solving Linear Systems
Exponential Equations
Factoring Trinomials when A>1

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Algebra concepts assessed: Factoring standard form quadratics, factoring trinomials, factoring when a=1.

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Factoring Trinomials A=1 Teacher Appreciation Cards
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Factoring Trinomials A=1 Teacher Appreciation Cards
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