Math Giraffe

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Adding and subtracting decimals is fun when students pretend they're dining out at a restaurant! This activity allows students to make dinner selections from a menu for Safari Restaurant. Then they answer questions based on real-life scenarios
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This is a set of ideas for your math classroom including organization for make-up work, setting up your gradebook, and ideas for notebook grades and test corrections. Great for first-year middle and high school math teachers! Check out these
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This discovery activity guides students to graph pairs of lines and observe patterns in equations of parallel and perpendicular lines. They notice that parallel lines have the same slope and perpendicular lines have slopes that are opposite
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This activity is a worksheet-style set of practice problems but also makes a nice winter decoration for your classroom. Simply cut around the circle when students have completed the questions and you have a high-shool style decoration! Topics
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Use this template to create an activity sheet that will get your students thinking critically. Write statements about your topic of choice. Students will determine whether each statement is "always true," "sometimes true," or "never true" and
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This is a great study guide or graphic organizer for students being introduced to integers for the first time. The infographic contains main ideas about integers, absolute value, and opposites. These infographics are intended to be printed
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This game is great practice for classifying polynomials. Students play in small groups. After drawing a card with a polynomial, the student chooses whether to cross off the classification for number of terms or for degree (they must identify both
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7th, 8th, 9th
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Two versions are included - Version 1 (Worksheet) - Students determine whether each statement is "always true," "sometimes true," or "never true." They color each one accordingly and end up with a design that can be checked quickly for accuracy
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This is an activity that I love to use on the first day of school, but it can also be inserted anywhere throughout your school year. It's perfect for an end of the year lesson. It would also work well in a gifted program or math club. Students
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This free crossword puzzle accompanies the #WeeklyMathematician series of facts. It's easy for your class to follow along with us on twitter. Just post the weekly fact on the board to give your students a touch of math history! The first week
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This booklet from the Tools for Teaching Teens team is packed with ideas and resources to kick off your school year! Try these games, activities, and classroom management tips. Enjoy! -From Brigid, Ellie, Brittany, Andrea, & Leah
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Exponents (a basic introduction) "doodle notes" - When students color or doodle in math class, it activates both hemispheres of the brain at the same time. There are proven benefits of this cross-lateral brain activity: - new learning -
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This free crossword puzzle accompanies the #WeeklyMathematician series of facts. It's easy for your class to follow along with us on twitter. Just post the weekly fact on the board to give your students a touch of math history! The first week for
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Math Team Building Puzzle Challenge Integrated Lesson (Optional) This team-building lesson focuses on skills that students need throughout math class (and throughout life!) when problem solving and working collaboratively. While working on a
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This set of challenge equations offers a fun approach to algebra and problem solving skill-building. You can also use these when teaching substitution or the transitive property. Two levels are included: - 4 basic (easy) cards that can be used as
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It's a doodle note page ABOUT using doodling and coloring in class! When students color or doodle in class, it activates both hemispheres of the brain at the same time. There are proven benefits of this cross-lateral brain activity: - new
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Students can convert any notebook page into a doodle note! Just print on full page sticker paper. Students can cut, peel, and stick! No sticker paper? No problem - Just print on regular paper, and they can use glue sticks! Then, they’re free to
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Enjoy this free treat for your math class. HOW TO USE: - Print your choice of desk doodle – 1 for each desk/table space. (A few options are included for different courses / grade levels.) - Laminate or wrap in page protectors that are dry-erase
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Build Algebra Skills & Logical Reasoning! This set of challenge equations offers a fun approach to building algebra and problem solving skills. You can also use these when teaching substitution or the transitive property. This reasoning even
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(*It's also great if you need something to show your admin!) This free presentation and double-sided handout shares the research on WHY we use visual note-taking to help students focus and retain information. This info is designed (by request) for
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6th grade math, 7th grade math, 8th grade math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry

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