Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends

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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This set consists of 38 total journal prompts and a grading rubric that are alligned to the 8th grade math common core curriculum. The first five journals have an "a" and a "b" version so that the teacher can model writing for the class. Each prompt
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Rubrics
$5.00
34 ratings
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Students often need lots of practice with classifying rational and irrational numbers. This activity gives them that practice while reminding them of the characteristics of the respective number types. One page has step-by-step directions with
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$1.99
20 ratings
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
These are great quizzes to use weekly to encourage mastery and fluency of the basic skills needed in 8th grade math under the Common Core. They are designed to be completed in 10 minutes, so they fit easily into the class period as a warm up. The
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Assessment, Computation, Printables
$5.00
27 ratings
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This is one of a set of 6 unit summaries that correspond to the Georgia Common-Core Based Standards of Excellence. Each unit summary is designed to be provided at the beginning of the unit and completed throughout the unit. It works great as a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$0.99
9 ratings
3.9
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This is one of a set of 6 unit summaries that correspond to the Georgia Common-Core Based Standards of Excellence. Each unit summary is designed to be provided at the beginning of the unit and completed throughout the unit. It works great as a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$0.99
7 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This structured and humorous task begins by asking students to write and graph linear functions for data presented in a table. Students are asked to describe the transformations from the parent function. After comparing different pay schedules,
Subjects:
Algebra, Word Problems
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$0.99
10 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This is one of a set of 6 unit summaries that correspond to the Georgia Common-Core Based Standards of Excellence. Each unit summary is designed to be provided at the beginning of the unit and completed throughout the unit. It works great as a
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$0.99
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.98 MB)
By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Do your students need help working with and graphing quadratic equations in general form? Look no further! Students are presented with 8 quadratic functions and asked to identify a, b and c; determine if the parabola opens up or down; calculate
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
$2.99
8 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
These cards are designed to be cut out and classified into groups: linear, quadratic, inverse, and exponential. They serve as a good introduction into different types of functions and their characteristics as students work to justify their
Subjects:
Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
$3.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Do your students ever struggle with confusing the rules for simplifying exponents? This set of 15 Common Core aligned problems presents incorrect answers that follow common student misconceptions. Students are asked to explain what went wrong and
Subjects:
Algebra
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
$0.99
6 ratings
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Need a fun and engaging way to review expressions and equations with your students? Look no further! Place the students in groups of 2-4 and give each student a copy of Round 1. When the team has completed the problems, have one student bring you
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.99
7 ratings
3.9
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Do your students need help with identifying function families, finding domain and range, describing end behavior, finding areas of increase and decrease and basically everything there is to do with the graphs of functions? Mine do too, which is why
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Printables
$2.99
5 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This is one of a set of 6 unit summaries that correspond to the Georgia Common-Core Based Standards of Excellence. Each unit summary is designed to be provided at the beginning of the unit and completed throughout the unit. It works great as a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$0.99
4 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Why have students memorize the rules when they can discover the rules? This activity asks students to 1) sort number cards into rational and irrational, 2) use the given cards to create equations (Ex. rational + irrational = irrational) or state
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
$1.99
5 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
These are a great way to help your students organize, study and review the important concepts contained in the common core math curriculum. I give each unit summary to the students at the start of a unit and have them complete it as they learn the
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.99
6 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This is one of a set of 6 unit summaries that correspond to the Georgia Common-Core Based Standards of Excellence. Each unit summary is designed to be provided at the beginning of the unit and completed throughout the unit. It works great as a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$0.99
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.79 MB)
By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This is one of a set of 6 unit summaries that correspond to the Georgia Common-Core Based Standards of Excellence. Each unit summary is designed to be provided at the beginning of the unit and completed throughout the unit. It works great as a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$0.99
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.51 MB)
By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
Do your students struggle with slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines? Yeah, mine too! Which is exactly why I designed this assignment that reinforces finding slope from a variety of forms while offering practice with parallel and perpendicular
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.99
1 rating
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
This set of eight extended response questions addresses the major concepts in the Common Core 8th grade standards. Each prompt provides a problem and requires that students use evidence to justify their responses. Each extended response item has a
Subjects:
Algebra
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$2.99
5 ratings
4.0
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By Laughing While Mathing by Lisa Arends
These writing prompts and templates are ready to print and use in your middle school math or algebra classroom! They cover all of the main concepts in algebra, from expressions to the end behavior of nonlinear functions (click on "preview" for
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Printables
$5.99
3 ratings
3.9
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