Lucy Behrendt

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Lucy Behrendt
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By Lucy Behrendt
This is a word document that can be printed and cut out for a quick, easy, and really cute bulletin board. I've uploaded a picture of what mine looked like for reference. It has, in various cute fonts, "BE" and then positive character traits.
Subjects:
School Counseling, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.25
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By Lucy Behrendt
Food mixed with math! Mmmm hmmmm! Students enter a scenario in which they and a friend are ordering a pizza and have three options: two round pizzas with different radii, and a rectangular pizza. One pizza-eater wants the most crust; the other just
Subjects:
Applied Math, Geometry, Measurement
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Computation
CCSS:
7.G.B.4
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Lucy Behrendt
Students are given real-world scenarios with problems to solve and questions to answer, and they must come up with a solution (which will necessarily involve square roots, squaring, and pythagorean theorem) and describe the process! In one
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
8.G.B.7, 8.EE.A.2
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Lucy Behrendt
This assessment asks students to apply exponential functions to a real-world, relevant scenario! In addition to doing math, it will make them think about the impact of their words and of social media! Students will understand that spreading rumors
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry, Word Problems
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Computation
CCSS:
HSF-LE.A.1, HSF-LE.A.2, HSF-LE.B.5
$2.00
3 ratings
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By Lucy Behrendt
Geometry which incorporates food!!! (You don't actually have to use real sandwiches) Students must use a triangle congruence theorem (either side-side-side, side-angle-side, angle-side-angle, angle-angle-side, or hypotenuse leg) to prove that when
Subjects:
Applied Math, Geometry, Word Problems
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Assessment
CCSS:
HSG-SRT.A.2, HSG-SRT.A.3, HSG-SRT.B.5
$2.00
1 rating
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By Lucy Behrendt
This document includes two different scenarios that can be modeled and solved with systems of linear equations. 1) Students are given pricing info for two different car rental companies and must: write the linear equations make tables for each
Subjects:
Algebra, Applied Math, Word Problems
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Activities, Assessment
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By Lucy Behrendt
This game is awesome because it is presented to the students as though it is a fair game, but as they complete the experiment, they realize that it is actually not a fair game! Check out the preview! The kids can't tell initially but the game is
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Lucy Behrendt
Students are asked to use provided photos OR to find photos or works of art of their choosing to identify basic geometric concepts (like lines, planes, line segments, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, rays, etc). This gives students the
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Internet Activities
CCSS:
7.G.A.2
$2.00
1 rating
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By Lucy Behrendt
Students are given the pricing for two different T-shirt companies, asked to write linear equations for each company, and then to set them up as a system of equations. After writing the equations, there is a table created that they must fill in and
Subjects:
Algebra, Applied Math, Word Problems
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Activities, Assessment
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Lucy Behrendt
This project asks students to apply knowledge of polygons by identifying examples of them in business logos. We all know there's a huge push in Common Core for real-world, relevancy, and application. This project allows students to demonstrate
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Internet Activities
CCSS:
HSG-MG.A.1
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lucy Behrendt
This asks students to consider sets of data for three different train companies and to decide which train will get them to their destination (a Pacific Cruise!) the quickest, but also which train company is most reliable. That is, students will see
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Word Problems
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment
CCSS:
6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.5c, 7.SP.A.2, 7.SP.B.3, 7.SP.B.4
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By Lucy Behrendt
This activity lists and gives visual aids of various quadrilaterals and their unique properties. Students are then asked questions like "How is a parallelogram different from a trapezoid?" Students must understand the various properties and what
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
$2.25
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By Lucy Behrendt
Printable classroom poster--no more "I don't know!" Give students language to express their confusion and to get the clarification they need!
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach inner-city high schoolers in Pittsburgh, PA!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I do a lot of one-on-one work with my students. I like them to discover concepts, when possible, so they can have a sense of confidence in their math understanding!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

http://hhpa.k12.com/about-our-school/faculty-staff/lucy-busch

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Mathematics Degree and a History degree from the University of Central Arkansas, a Master's degree in History from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Arkansas Tech University. I "collect" degrees ;-)

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