Get your students ready for factoring with some "X marks the spot" practice! Students must find the numbers that multiply to the top number and add to the bottom number. My students describe factoring as "easy" after a week of practicing x marks the spot!!
Factor quadratics when a = 1 lesson: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Quadratics-factoring-notes-a-1-2402744
Pre-teach factoring (negative): https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Quadratics-factoring-warm-up-negatives-2403039
Factoring maze game: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Factoring-maze-game-2403109