# Making Math Fun for All Learners

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 Engaging math lessons and practice for students of all levels!

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These scaffolded guided notes begin with an introduction to x- and y-intercepts in terms of definition and how to find it. Then the notes go through an example where students can graph the intercepts after they find them. I have four problems that
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.2, HSA-REI.D.11, HSF-IF.B.4
\$2.00
21 ratings
3.9
My Algebra students struggle with solving word problems. I found that using the acronym RULES really helped them keep things straight. Now that we have established the procedure, this same framework helped us learn inequalities, linear equations,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
\$2.00
15 ratings
3.9
9 Word problems to do on Halloween as a Tic-Tac-Toe activity. These are Algebra problems involving solving one- and two-step equations and a few inequalities.
Subjects:
Algebra, Word Problems, Halloween
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-CED.A.2
\$2.50
16 ratings
3.9
My Algebra students struggle with solving word problems. I found that using the acronym RULES really helped them keep things straight. Now that we have established the procedure, this same framework helped us learn inequalities, linear equations,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
HSA-REI.C.6
\$2.00
17 ratings
3.9
These notes accompany my RULES for linear equation powerpoint (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/RULES-for-Solving-Linear-Equation-Word-Problems-Powerpoint-1048986) and contain more examples to go through with students and to have them
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lectures, Scaffolded Notes
\$2.00
14 ratings
3.8
Harnessing the energy my students come in with right before break, I have created a one-period project in which they are going to create a linear equation related to a Thanksgiving meal. It is sometimes hard for students to create their own
Subjects:
Algebra, Graphing, Thanksgiving
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.2, HSA-REI.D.11, HSF-IF.B.4
\$3.00
10 ratings
3.9
These notes accompany my RULES inequality powerpoint and contain more examples to go through with students and to have them practice. These notes outline each step of the process to illustrate how important they are. My students really enjoyed the
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-REI.B.3
\$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
My students were struggling with the difference between combining like terms and the distributive property, so I created this activity to shore up some differences. First, we did a guided example of each before they took a few minutes to complete
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.1
\$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
This is an engaging activity my students love that has them moving around, practicing an important math skill, and using higher order thinking skills such as justification and analysis. The topic is solving inequalities - it includes multistep
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-REI.B.3
\$2.00
11 ratings
3.9
Instead of having a unit test over the skills in our function unit, I allowed students to show mastery using the Plot me a Picture Project (also found in my TPT store) and this quiz. It is a 16 point quiz that addresses: - interpreting graphs -
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
HSA-REI.A.1, HSF-IF.A.1, HSF-IF.C.9
\$2.00
15 ratings
3.9
Whether you call it Bell Work, Bell Ringer, Do Now, or Jumpstart, start class strong with one of these 205 3-4 minute assignment that will reinforce Pre-Algebra and Algebra understandings. Teach Like a Champion" lists bell work (called "Do Now") as
Subjects:
Algebra, Graphing, Word Problems
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
\$9.50
11 ratings
4.0
Enrich Systems of Equation Word Problem practice with this fun and culturally enriching Menu Activity. Print, fold, and staple this to create a menu in which students will complete 5 food-themed problems. They are organized by theme: breakfast,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
HSA-REI.C.6
\$3.00
14 ratings
3.9
As a way to prepare my students for the upcoming final exam and connect them with some college and career plans, I created a project in which they can create a linear equation based on a job they choose from a list of options. As a hook, students
Subjects:
Algebra, Career and Technical Education, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.2
\$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
Give this diagnostic test at the start of the school year to determine if students are prepared to take Algebra 1. I find it overwhelming to give students a complete diagnostic, so I just cover basic math and the first three units of instruction.
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Back to School
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment
\$3.50
16 ratings
3.9
These notes accompany my RULES for systems of equations powerpoint (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/RULES-for-Solving-Systems-of-Equations-Word-Problems-Powerpoint-1129940) and contain more examples to go through with students and to have
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
HSA-REI.C.6
\$2.00
9 ratings
4.0
My Algebra students used to struggle with solving word problems. I found that using the acronym RULES really helped them keep things straight. The steps are: R- read the problem U - underline the question L - line up a plan E - evaluate S -
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-REI.B.3
\$2.00
9 ratings
3.9
In the spirit of Halloween, I did this review of plotting points with my Algebra 1 students. Because for them the skills of plotting points is review, I called this "The Great Pumpkin Race" and had my students compete to plot the picture. Whether
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Halloween
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
HSA-REI.A.1, HSF-IF.A.1
\$2.00
7 ratings
3.9
My students did these stations before a monomial and polynomial operations quiz. They cover adding and subtracting polynomials and multiplying and dividing monomials. Each station is a half sheet of front and back practice problems (~16 on each
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
HSA-APR.A.1
\$2.00
10 ratings
3.9
In order to review the coordinate plane and practice relation, domain, range, and functions, I created this mini-project. After introducing the new terms and modeling a small example problem, I gave each student the assignment sheet and a blank
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
HSA-REI.A.1, HSF-IF.A.1
\$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
After introducing slope conceptually and adding the two skills of finding slope from a graph using rise over run and from two points using a formula, I wanted to give my students some time to practice. I gave these two slope centers for 10 minutes
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers
CCSS:
HSF-IF.B.6, HSF-LE.A.1, HSS-ID.C.7
\$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have experience teaching Geometry, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and honors sections of those classes. I have developed a remedial curriculum to prepare students with to be scaffolded up to success in high school math!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am energetic and love to engage my students in unique ways. I like a precise balance between joy and obedience in my classroom.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I attended the University of Notre Dame, majoring in Economics and Poverty Studies. I finished a Masters in the Arts of Teaching at Marian University in 2014.

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