Create a few Pi Day smiles with this factoring expressions when a=1 practice. Pi Day themed answer message spices up regular practice and makes grading a snap!
The Pi Day Twist:
Students factor expressions 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!
” 7 Pi Day Card messages are corny, snarky, or simply something a student would actually say. The variety of cards discourages cheating.
Student worksheet has 26 factoring problems where the leading coefficient equals 1. While the majority are factorable trinomials, two are difference of perfect squares binomials.
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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
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Algebra concepts assessed: factoring trinomials, factor with leading coefficient =1, perfect square trinomials, difference of perfect squares
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