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Engage your students as they problem-solve through the area of composite figures. Students will calculate the area of composite figure and color according to the key, makes for quick correction. This is a no prep, print and go, fun geometry

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities

CCSS:

7.G.B.6

Dive into the real number system and rational versus irrational numbers with these math stations. Students will learn about the different number systems: natural, whole, integers, rational and irrational. They will analyze the similarities and

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Numbers

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities

CCSS:

8.NS.A.1

Engage your students with this 7th grade math review activity. Students will review concepts from all five domains in the common core: number systems, expressions and equations, ratios and proportional relationships, geometry and statistics and

Subjects:

Math, End of Year

Grades:

8^{th}, Homeschool, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff

These properties of exponents guided notes focus on the properties of integer exponents to create equivalent expressions. Students will discover the “why” behind the rule and practice their skills on various problems. Students will simplify,

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Printables

CCSS:

8.EE.A.1

Save your time, money and sanity with this 7th grade math guided notes bundle. These are aligned to the common core standards and work great as an introduction, reinforcement or review of the material. These notes are very thorough and require no

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

Homeschool, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Printables

CCSS:

7.G.A.1, 7.G.A.2, 7.G.A.3, 7.G.B.4, 7.G.B.5, 7.G.B.6, 7.SP.A.1, 7.SP.B.4, 7.SP.C.5, 7.SP.C.6, 7.SP.C.8...

Great activity for your middle school math students to practice area and cicumference of circles. Students practice finding circumference, area, diameter, and radius given one circle measurement in this Pi Day coloring activity. 20 practice

Subjects:

Math, Geometry, Holidays/Seasonal

Grades:

8^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities

CCSS:

7.G.B.4

Save your time, money, and sanity with these 8th grade math guided notes. These notes are aligned to the 8th grade common core standards and work great as an introduction, reinforcement or review of the material. These notes are very thorough and

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

8^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Printables

CCSS:

8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4, 8.G.A.5, 8.G.B.6, 8.G.B.7, 8.G.B.8, 8.G.C.9, 8.SP.A.1, 8.SP.A.2, 8.SP.A.3...

Engaging activities for your 7th grade math students to review or to prep your 8th grade math students. These 11 activities includes various topics such as: integers, solving equations, proportional relationships, triangles, circles, and

Subjects:

Math, Summer, End of Year

Grades:

8^{th}, Homeschool, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Activities

Engaging activities for your 8th grade math students to review or to prep your 9th grade math students. Includes various topics such as: exponents, slope, solving equations with variables on both sides, systems of equations, transformations,

Subjects:

Math, Summer, End of Year

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Activities

Save your time, money, and sanity with these 6th grade math guided notes. These are aligned to the common core standards, and work great as an introduction, reinforcement or review of the material. These notes are very thorough and require no prep.

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Numbers

Grades:

6^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Printables

CCSS:

6.G.A.1, 6.SP.A.1, 6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.4, 6.SP.B.5, 6.SP.B.5a, 6.SP.B.5b, 6.SP.B.5c, 6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.C.5...

Looking for activities to keep your students engaged during the holidays? These NO PREP Holiday Middle School Math Activities are perfect to challenge your students, and your students will love them! Each task challenges students and will take

Subjects:

Math, Holidays/Seasonal, Winter

Grades:

8^{th}, Homeschool, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities

Looking for activities to solve equations with variables on both sides? These task cards are just what you need. Students solve multi-step equations with variables on both sides as well as identify the number of solutions. Includes use of the

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, Homeschool, 7^{th}

Types:

Math Centers, Task Cards, Activities

CCSS:

8.EE.C.7a, 8.EE.C.7b

Get your students engaged! These math tasks are great for the end of year or for anytime of the year. These activities are not busy work. These tasks use higher-order thinking skills and focus on problem-solving activities in the real-world.

Subjects:

Math, Word Problems, End of Year

Grades:

8^{th}, Homeschool, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Activities

Save yourself some time with these EDITABLE math assessments aligned to the 7th grade math common core. 30 assessments covering rational numbers, expressions, equations, inequalities, proportional reasoning, proportional relationships, geometry,

Subjects:

Math, Tools for Common Core, Test Preparation

Grades:

7^{th}

Types:

Test Prep, Assessment, Examinations - Quizzes

CCSS:

7.G.A.1, 7.G.A.2, 7.G.A.3, 7.G.B.4, 7.G.B.5, 7.G.B.6, 7.SP.A.1, 7.SP.A.2, 7.SP.B.3, 7.SP.B.4, 7.SP.C.5...

Engage your 7th grade math students during the busy Christmas and Holiday season. Your students will love these two fun math coloring activities where they will practice simplifying expressions and solving equations. This coloring activity is great

Subjects:

Algebra, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa

Grades:

8^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities

CCSS:

7.EE.A.1, 7.EE.B.3

Fostering a mathematical growth mindset in your math classroom will result in a stronger and more effective learning environment. The purpose of this activity is to get an overview of your students’ mathematical mindset. Students will color a fun

Subjects:

Math, Other (Math), Back to School

Grades:

8^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

Fun activity for your students to practice solving quadratic equations by factoring. This no prep activity is perfect to increase fluency with solving quadratics. Students will also color a fun pennant design according to their answers. Contains 15

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

Make graphing linear equations enjoyable with this math art activity! Students graph equations in slope-intercept form given end points. In doing so, students create a picture and will also find the area of their picture and color accordingly. This

Subjects:

Algebra, Geometry, Graphing

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, Homeschool, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

After a long break, wake-up your student’s problem-solving skills with these middle school math activities that are just right for back to school. These are tasks that require problem-solving skills to complete. These are approachable for various

Subjects:

Math, Word Problems, Back to School

Grades:

8^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities

These supplementary, complementary and angles homework incorporate using equations to solve for an unknown in a figure. This Google activity is perfect for distance learning. Students will type in their answer on the Google slide.THIS IS THE GOOGLE

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

8^{th}, Homeschool, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

Types:

Google Apps, Internet Activities, Homework

CCSS:

7.G.B.5

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hi, my name is Michelle. I have taught middle school mathematics for six years. In addition to my regular classes, I also taught remediation math and honors math. I currently am a math curriculum designer, creating materials to help students make sense of math.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My classroom curriculum is set up for students to use higher-order thinking skills on a daily basis. I use very little lecture in my classroom. I like to give my students tasks so they can discover the mathematics themselves. I then use discussions to help students connect and apply what they have discovered. I believe teaching deeper mathematics is much more effective than just teaching algorithms. I love mathematics, and I hope that my enthusiasm for the subject rubs off on my students.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was awarded Teacher of the Year. This is a very special award for me as it was given to me by my peers whom I deeply respect and look up to.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Utah. I then continued my education to become a certified teacher. I also have taken various masters classes about math pedagogy including topics such as developing a growth mindset in the math classroom, the common core and connecting topics throughout the grade levels, team-teaching with a special-education teacher, and modeling with mathematics.

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GRADES

3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific

SUBJECTS

Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Order of Operations, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Other (Math), Math Test Prep, Statistics, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Tools for Common Core, Summer, Test Preparation, End of Year