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# Square and Cube Roots Autumn Back to School | Distance Learning

7th - 9th, Homeschool
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• PDF
Pages
14 pages
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

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### Description

Autumn-themed activity for math class! Perfect for back to school. In this activity, students practice evaluating and estimating square roots and cube roots. Now includes a version for Google Drive!

Procedure:

-You can either set up the 8 stations at groups of desks or tape the stations to the walls around the room. Either way keep the images that are alike together.

-Pair students up. Assign one partner to be “A” and one to be “B.” They should record their assignment in the top right hand corner of their workspace.

-Students travel to each station as a pair. They each complete one problem based on their letter assignment. Although they are each evaluating a different expression, they can check to see if they are correct because they should have matching answers.

-Students neatly copy the original problem and show their work in the stations workspace.

-Once they determine the solution and confirm their result matches their partner's result, they check the key to find that answer and write the corresponding letter in the small box in the right hand corner of the workspace.

-Students continue to go to all 8 stations. You can either allow students to move freely around the room in any order or set a timer and have students all rotate at the same time. Each station should take about 2-3 minutes.

-In the end, they should unscramble the letters to find the mystery word. They share this mystery word with you to confirm that their work is complete. The mystery word is ORGANIZE. I allow those students who finish first to help other students complete the activity.

Included in this product:

-8 stations (each with 2 different practice problems)

-2-page workspace

-1-page Teacher's Guide with objectives, materials, and procedure

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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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### Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare the size of irrational numbers, locate them approximately on a number line diagram, and estimate the value of expressions (e.g., π²). For example, by truncating the decimal expansion of √2, show that √2 is between 1 and 2, then between 1.4 and 1.5, and explain how to continue on to get better approximations.