ColoradoZephyr

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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet has students practicing first using the distributive property to get rid of parenthesis, and then combining like terms. There are scrambled answers at the bottom for students to check their own work. I like scrambled answers as
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Order of Operations
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
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This activity helps students review graphing linear equation that are written in both slope-intercept form and standard form. I created this worksheet this past year to try to make graphing equations more interesting. I didn't know at the time that
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is day 3 in my quadratics unit. After working with students on graphing quadratic equations by hand and finding the vertex, we move on to the solutions (x-intercepts) of a quadratic equation. Making sure students have a firm grasp on
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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By ColoradoZephyr
I use this with my Algebra 1 students to practice creating their own tables and graphing the points. The students are good at filling in tables when the x value is given to them, but having a blank table is more challenging for them. The worksheet
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet practices solving multistep equations. It includes the distributive property and combining like terms. Variable is on one side (left side). I used this with my Algebra 1 intervention class, and then went into variables on both sides
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is what I start my quadratic unit with (my 9th grade algebra class). Students create tables from equations with the x values already filled in. Many students have difficulty at first plugging the numbers in the calculator to generate
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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Worksheets, Homework, Printables
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By ColoradoZephyr
Practicing equations can be a little monotonous for students. It is only by practicing, however, that they can learn, understand and remember how to solve equaitons.I created this worksheet for my students to practice solving two step equations in a
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
$1.50
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is day 2 of my quadratic formula lesson. On day 1, I teach about the discriminant and what it means (what the three scenarios I solving a quadratic equation are: 2 solutions, 1 solution or no (real) solutions). I have students
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is designed to help students practice making their own circle graphs and to deepen their understanding of the correlation between the degrees of a circle and the percent of each section of a circle graph. I use this worksheet after
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is designed to help students learn and practice solving quadratic equations when A is not equal to 1 by a systematic, step by step method that involves factoring by grouping.In order to solve by "Busting (splitting) the B", students
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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By ColoradoZephyr
This is actually 2 days worth of worksheets that I used with my Algebra 1 students to teach Standard Form of Linear Equations. Depending on the level of students, this may be condensed into 1 day, although for most of my students two days was
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is designed for students to practice solving systems of equations by using the graphing method. I always start the system of equation unit with this method, as it builds on student's knowledge of graphing and is fairly simple for
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
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By ColoradoZephyr
By now students should be getting a good idea of how parabolas work. On day 1, I cover what a quadratic equations is (y=ax^2+ bx + c, describing what a, b and c are). I have students graph quadratics using a table where I give them the x values. On
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is designed as an introduction to the quadratic formula. I use this after having students solve quadratics by graphing (very tedious) and factoring (difficult for many students, especially when a is not 1). The students should know
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is day 3 for my students with exponential functions. We delve into word problems, exponential growth and decay, and practice writing exponential functions, creating tables, and graphing.One of the key pieces that students need to
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is designed to help teach students how to create a circle graph by hand using data from an M&M bag. This is always one of the highlights of the year with students - many will remember this down the road.I start by putting the
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is an introduction to finding the slope between two points. Students will do a combination of graphing points, listing the coordinates of points, and finding the slope between two points.One of the things I have found in my teaching
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet is designed to give students practice in finding the perimeter of different compound shapes and writing the answer both in terms of Pi and as a decimal rounded to the nearest tenth. Many students have practice writing answers as a
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Math Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet has students solving quadratic equations by factoring when the A coefficient is not equal to 1. Students should have already mastered how to solve quadratic equations when A is 1 prior to this worksheet, so this is a continuation of
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
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By ColoradoZephyr
This worksheet helps students practice using the Order of Operations. All answers are positive - this is intended as an introductory worksheet on Order of Operations. I usually insert negative numbers and answers the second day of teaching this to
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Order of Operations
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

30 Years of teaching middle school math and high school math. I have also been the director of our high school math tutoring center.

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I believe math should be fun for students. I focus on building relationships with students and teaching the "whole child". I constantly look for ways to make learning different and enjoyable for students.

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B.S. Secondary Math Education, Oregon State University M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, City University, Seattle, WA

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