Your students will be smiling and laughing as they practice 8th grade concepts with these fun Speed Dating activities. They won't even realize they are working on rigorous common core math standards!
This is a collection of five Math Speed Dating activities for 8th grade. Eighth grade standards such as exponent rules, Pythagorean Theorem, and scientific notation are included along with integer operations, a critical skill from seventh grade which students must understand to be successful with 8th grade standards such as solving equations and systems.
Included in this Product:
Integer Addition and Subtraction Speed Dating (7.NS.1)
This is a great activity to use to teach Speed Dating to your students, as it should be review from seventh grade.
Integer Operations Speed Dating (7.NS.1-2)
This builds on the previous activity, mixing together addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with positive and negative numbers.
8.EE.1 Properties of Exponents: A Speed Dating Activity
Students practice the multiplication rule, division rule, and power of a power rule of exponents. They will also practice simplifying negative exponents.
8.EE.3 Scientific Notation Speed Dating
Students convert scientific notation to standard form and vice versa.
8.G.6-8 Pythagorean Theorem Speed Dating
Skills include determining if a triangle is a right triangle (8.G.6), finding missing right triangle side lengths and solving word problems (8.G.7), and finding the distance between two coordinates (8.G.8).
Also included are detailed instructions for the teacher, recording sheets for each activity, and sample filled out recording sheets.
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