BurrisMath

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BurrisMath
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"Good mathematics is not about knowing all the answers, but rather about what you do when you don't know the answer."
 
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By BurrisMath
This activity includes 4 problems worked out by substitution. Each problem has an error in it (problem 2 actually has two errors). I used mistakes I saw my students commonly making. The activity asks students to find the error, explain the error,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Other (Math)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Activities, Homework
CCSS:
8.EE.C.8, HSA-REI.C.6
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By BurrisMath
I use this project in my classes to introduce the unit on function transformations in my algebra 2 classes. I've also used it as a review in my precalculus class. They are asked to study the most popular parent functions in several ways then use
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Projects, Activities
CCSS:
HSF-BF.B.3
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By BurrisMath
This practice sheet covers: ~using algebraic equations to solve for missing angle measures in triangles ~Determining if triangles are congruent, similar, or neither~Solving for missing measurements in similar triangles. It could be used as in class
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
8.G.A.5, HSG-SRT.A.2, HSG-SRT.A.3
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By BurrisMath
This product includes two different activities for using two-way tables to analyze a set of data and calculate relative frequencies. This is a good practice or summative assignment for this section. Students must already know how to calculate
Subjects:
Math, Statistics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.SP.A.4
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By BurrisMath
This mini Project covers the concepts of scatterplots and linear regression lines using data analysis in Excel. The project introduces the concepts of scatterplots and lines of best fit, has students work through a basic analysis of a data set using
Subjects:
Math, Statistics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Excel Spreadsheets
CCSS:
8.SP.A.1, 8.SP.A.3, MP4, MP5
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By BurrisMath
I created this discovery-based geogebra activity for my standard 8th grade math class to work through the question of how changing heights and radii affects the volumes of different solids. The activity involves students changing different
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
8.G.C.9, HSG-GMD.A.1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP5, MP7
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By BurrisMath
This is one page (front and back) of all the main notes for an exponentials and logarithms unit. I am using it in my precalculus class for review, but it could be used in any class this topic appears. The notes include the various formulas, graphs,
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
HSF-LE.A.1c, HSF-LE.A.4
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By BurrisMath
In this lab students will be determining the formula for the volume of a sphere in relation to the volume of a cylinder using play dough. I created it for my standard and honors 8th grade math classes to give them a sense of where the sphere's
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
8.G.C.9, HSG-GMD.A.1
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By BurrisMath
I used this during the transformations unit in my standard 8th grade math class. I had students fill out rows as closures for class periods. It helped them to have a running list of all pertinent vocabulary with diagrams and/or examples. This
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4, 8.G.A.5
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By BurrisMath
This activity asks students to create multiple choice answer options for open response questions. I used it in my class with gridded response questions from standardized tests. The aim of this activity is to get students thinking about how multiple
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Activities, Test Prep
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I had my students do this review project in groups at the end of the year. It asks them to create a vocabulary sheet, quiz, and study resource for a topic we covered. Each group had to present their resources as well. I have included the directions
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Rubrics
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By BurrisMath
This is a simple parent intake form that could be used at an open house or curriculum night to get some information on your new students and their parents.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents
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By BurrisMath
These are the general directions I use for an I-Spy review game in my classroom. It can be used in any subject area. It will get students up and moving and working together.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities
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By BurrisMath
This is a hands-on activity that leads students through constricting and deriving the formulas for circles and ellipses. It is intended to help students develop an intuitive understanding of the equations related to circles and ellipses. It should
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
HSG-GPE.A.3
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By BurrisMath
This is a practice activity for using the quadratic formula to find complex roots. Students will solve problems and color in corresponding images on a bingo card according to their answers. The images and bingo cards come from crayola.com (link
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Games
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By BurrisMath
I use this rubric to teach my students productive collaboration skills. I have used it with 8th-12th graders. This is how I do my classwork grades. Each group will receive a group grade for this, no individual grades. Typically, I begin the year
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Rubrics
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