Create a few Pi Day smiles with this factoring quadratic trinomials practice. Pi Day themed answer message spices up regular practice and makes grading a snap!
The Pi Day Twist:
Students factor 15 quadratic expressions (out of 26) before receiving the Pi Day Card
. Students use answers to decode the hidden message. Since the Pi Day 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!
Factoring standard form quadratic expressions with a leading coefficient greater than 1 -- it just takes some practice for students 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
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What makes this product a must-have?
Know at a glance if students completed the activity correctly.
❷ Novel Practice:
Mixing-up that traditional worksheet perks up kids.
❸ Pi Day Cheer:
Honor Pi Day WHILE
continuing on with your current topic study.
Like the idea but need other Algebra topics?
⇝Solving Exponential Equations
⇝Solving Linear Systems
⇝Solving 2-Step Equations
⇝Solving Absolute Value Equations
How about sending a Pi Day Card back
to your students? Have you seen MathyCathy's awesome Pi Day Greeting Card to Students
Algebra concepts assessed: Factoring standard form quadratics with leading coefficient greater than 1.
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