This is one of my favorite projects! Students pick a month to create a calendar for (they are not limited to a piece of paper and a grid...I get some super creative projects!) but instead of putting the number in the 'box', they must come up with
This is a must for setting up expectations for collaborative discussions. Prior to this activity, we talked about the learning target (included) and created sentence frames for each bullet. I then had them choose 2-4 sentence frames and wrote them
I used this project as a summative project task. Students are given an image to recreate in Desmos. I had them submit via a Google Form, but I unlinked it in this doc so you can make your own. Make sure that know how to use the correct link in
This could be used as a quick quiz or Ticket Out The Door to really get an idea of how well your students understand the 'rules' for adding positive and negative integers. 4 questions: 2 multiple choice and 2 fill in the blank and describe
A fun way to practice adding positive and negative numbers! Students are given a story of their day at the mall and their goal is to figure out how much money they end up with at the end of the day. Could be used as a fun warm up to review or a
This is great pre-assessment and introduction of the vocabulary words for this unit. Students rate their prior knowledge by checking off one of three columns and then talk to their elbow partner about the word they know the most about while their
Students are to write a letter to their best friend who just transferred into the class explaining everything that they know about like terms. Great formative assessment in a very non-intimidating manner.
It's the end of the year, grades are finalized and I needed to keep my kiddos engaged! I made this project where they were in groups of 2-4 and had to compile information for their summer trip together. I told them that they were 25 in this
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This is a quick activity to practice graphing linear inequalities.
I did this at a station. Students need a ruler and 5 different colors. The final picture is a star with the center shaded. You can have them scale their own axes or provide a full