Are you having trouble getting your students to take effective notes during math lessons? Are you looking for quick activities that can be completed in a math journal or at the end of a lesson as a check for understanding? If so, these activities are for you.
This product contains three separate components: scaffolded notes, interactive notebook activities, and quick checks for understanding, along with an explanation of how we use each component in our classroom.
These math journal and/or note-taking activities introduce geometry students to surface area and volume. They can be used for introduction of topics or to reflect/review what you have covered in class discussion. The problems listed in this activity packet build nicely on each other if introduced in the order that they appear. Our students enjoy filling them out and organizing them in their math journals so that they can refer back to them throughout the year. These activities are a great way to promote writing in math. Keys for scaffolded notes and quick checks are included for reference.
Scaffolded Note Sheets with Sample Teacher Keys are included for the following topics:
Three-Dimensional Figures (Match)
Characteristics of Solids
Label the Right Prism
Label the Right Cylinder
Naming Prisms and Pyramids
Label the Rectangular Pyramid
Label the Circular Cone
Surface Area vs. Volume
Surface Area Summary
Review: Summary of Area Formulas for Two-Dimensional Shapes
Review: Finding the Apothem of a Regular Polygon
Review: Area of a Regular Polygon
Label the Sphere
Sphere Terms: Great Circle and Hemisphere
Congruent and Similar Solids
Plus 12 Interactive Math Notebook Foldable Activities and 10 Quick Checks for Understanding. Please check out our preview for a closer look!
Other Geometry Activities
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