# Awesome Algebra Activities

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This is a partner activity. One partner works the problem using long division and the other partner works the problem using synthetic division. Answers are compared at the end of each problem and fixed if needed. Papers are switched halfway
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This is a mini-project that incorporates writing skills and a real life application of function compositions. Students write a story about buying something that interests them. They use various functions to model a sale, a gift card, and sales tax.
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This is a partner activity. One student will have the Quadratic Formula Chart and the other will have the Completing the Square Chart. They will both solve the same problems but by their designated method. They will compare answers to see if they
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This is a partner activity using log properties. One student has a sheet on expanding and the other student has a sheet on condensing. After they solve their ten problems they will check with their partner to find an answer that matches each
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This is a mini-project where students apply the finite and infinite geometric series formulas and create the Sierpinski Triangle. At Christmas time we create Sierpinski Triangle Christmas Trees which are great to decorate the classroom.
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This is a 21st century skills project for students to incorporate what they learned about polynomial functions. It is also a chance to eat in class and have some fun. Students are given specific dimensions for a poster to buy. There are 5
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This is 2 discovery activities. One helps students understand that Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions are inverses. It explores the common logarithmic function and the natural logarithmic function.The other activity explores the
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This is a listening and mental math game to practice the log properties (power rule, quotient rule, and product rule). A student starts the game by calling out their I Have question. Another student says the answer to their question and then calls
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This is a mental math game with 30 cards that practices simplifying radicals which result in complex numbers. It is a great formative assessment and fills up the last 15 minute of class. My students love it!
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This is a fun dice game for students to practice exponent rules. A student plays against another student to earn the most points from the exponents in their answers. The dice determine which question they will solve on the game board.
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Students find an inverse equation and check for their answer on their partner's paper to see if they are correct. There are 10 questions for each person and 3 follow up questions to answer together. The follow up questions are about equations that
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This is a cooperative learning activity where students discover the Remainder Theorem. The results are shared on the Promethean Board. Students then apply the Remainder Theorem to discover zeros of a polynomial function.
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At Christmas time I like to do something fun the last week before winter break, so we make arithmetic or geometric sequence patterns on ornaments. We decorate the room with our ornaments and then students can take them home the last day before
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This is a mental math game with 30 questions. It practices simplifying square roots and cube roots of expressions with variables. It is a great formative assessment and fills up the last 15 minutes of class. My students love it and ask to play!
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Students will work with a partner to factor rational expressions problems. They will find the factors on cards provided. The factor cards help students that have difficulty factoring polynomials. They will then remove the cards that match on the
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This is a game for 2-3 students. The teacher must cut out the pieces with 2 blocks per card and put them in a bag ahead of time. The question is on the right side of one card and the answer is on the left side of another card. Students find the
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This webquest helps students explore exponential functions, the meaning of e, factorials, and sigma notation.
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This contains a student version and answer key for guided notes on Arithmetic Series. It also contains a student exploration lab to develop the formula to find the sum of an arithmetic series.
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This is for groups of 2-3 students. Cut out the cards in pairs and put them in a bag. Students will find the start piece and simplify it. Then they will find the answer on another card which will also have a new question on it to simplify.
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This is a mental math game for practice reducing square roots and cube roots. It also contains rational exponents. It is a great formative assessment and fills up the last 15 minutes of class. My students love it and ask to play!
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching high school math for 18 years. I currently teach Algebra 2, Advanced Algebra 2, and Algebra 3/Trig. I have also taught Algebra I, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus in the past.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use a lot of hands on activities and discovery activities.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I am the Algebra 2 team leader for my school. I also mentor new Algebra 2 teachers.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Millersville University with a BS in Mathematics Secondary Education.

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