Make Sense of Math

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By Make Sense of Math
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:
6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
7.G.B.6
$3.00
102
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
CCSS:
8.NS.A.1
$4.00
69
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
42
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Printables
CCSS:
8.EE.A.1
$7.00
34
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By Make Sense of Math
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, 7th
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...
$86.00
$60.00
41
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
CCSS:
7.G.B.4
$3.00
59
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 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...
$91.00
$65.00
25
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Activities
$6.00
13
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Activities
$6.00
11
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
6th
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...
$106.00
$70.00
19
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
$5.00
36
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Activities
CCSS:
8.EE.C.7a, 8.EE.C.7b
$3.00
48
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Activities
$4.50
40
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
7th
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...
$18.50
$12.00
44
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
CCSS:
7.EE.A.1, 7.EE.B.3
$3.00
41
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
61
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
8
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$12.00
$9.00
24
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
$4.00
25
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By Make Sense of Math
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:
8th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Internet Activities, Homework
CCSS:
7.G.B.5
$3.00
25
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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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