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Dream House Design Project. After 20 years, this is still a student favorite in my classes! Students will design their dream house, giving area and perimeter of each room. The checklist AND rubric are editable…adaptable for pre-algebra through

Subjects:

Math, Geometry, Measurement

Grades:

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

Types:

Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff

CCSS:

6.G.A.1, 7.G.A.1, 8.G.B.7, HSG-MG.A.3

Practice of ALL 8th Grade Common Core Math Standards - Perfect for your incoming Algebra students as a review! Year-round or summer review, test prep, practice for 8th graders or pre algebra students. Includes student reflection form, instructions,

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Test Prep, Independent Work Packet

CCSS:

8.G.A.1, 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...

Guided Notes for Pre Algebra using 8th grade common core math standards. Color Coded with Highlighters. Explore Rate of Change, Use Pythagorean Theorem, Identify Functions, Explore Slope using Similar Triangles, Work with Exterior Angles of

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Study Guides, Test Prep, Minilessons

CCSS:

8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.1a, 8.G.A.1b, 8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.5, 8.G.B.8, 8.G.C.9, 8.SP.A.1, 8.SP.A.2, 8.SP.A.3...

Explore Slope using Similar Triangles. Guided Notes. Color Coding with Highlighters! Common Core Standard 8.EE.6. Keeps students engaged as they learn and explore new concepts. This color-coding technique works well with students of all levels! The

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Graphing

Grades:

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

Types:

Study Guides, Minilessons, Printables

CCSS:

8.EE.B.6

Use Pythagorean Theorem to find Distance Between Two Points in the Coordinate Plane. Guided Notes, Color Coded using Highlighters! Common Core Standard 8.G.8. This color-coding technique works well with students of all levels! This resource is

Subjects:

Math, Geometry, Graphing

Grades:

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

Types:

Test Prep, Minilessons, Printables

CCSS:

8.G.B.8

Transformations Hurdles: Translations, Rotations, Reflections, Dilations - Common Core Standards 8.G.1, 2, 3, 4. 6 levels for differentiation. My students love these hurdle-style competitive events! I usually have my students work in pairs. In

Subjects:

Math, Geometry, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff

CCSS:

8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4, HSG-CO.A.5

Use the Distributive Property and Combine Like Terms. Guided Notes. Color Coding with Highlighters keeps students engaged. Recently updated with 4 instructional videos...perfect for distance learning, student review, or sub plans!Light up their

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Study Guides, Worksheets, Test Prep

CCSS:

6.EE.A.3, 7.EE.A.1

Students will choose which item doesn't belong and explain their reasoning. Great for math journals, problems of the day, mini assessments, and more! Which One Doesn't Belong? Volumes 1 and 2, bundled up for 25% savings!Volume I aligns with these

Subjects:

Math, Math Test Prep, Writing

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Test Prep

CCSS:

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

Equations Task Cards. Leveled for Differentiation. Practice with one step equations, multi step equations, equations with variables on both sides, use distributive property, combine like terms. For Halloween or year-round...Hunt the ZOMBIES! And

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Games

CCSS:

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

It's the Polynomial Palooza Theme Park! Polynomial Operations Review: Classify, Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide Polynomials, FOIL, Simplify using the Distributive Property, Combine Like Terms, Exponent Rules, Differentiation.
Common Core Standard

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Math Centers

CCSS:

8.EE.A.1, HSA-APR.A.1

In this maze activity, students will convert equations from standard form into slope intercept form. Students will complete a total of 10 practice problems. Zombie pet theme! Resource Contents:*Maze*Answer Key Pages*CreditsIn the mood for more

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Fun Stuff

Which One Doesn't Belong? Algebra I Version. Students will choose which item doesn't belong and explain their reasoning. Great for math journals, problems of the day, mini assessments, and more!Each page aligns with these Algebra I topics:1.

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Writing

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Printables

Pythagorean Theorem and Converse: Pre Test, Differentiated Activities, Enrichment, Post Test included. It's the ultimate Pythagorean Theorem and Converse package...zombie apocalypse included! Common Core 8.G.6 and 8.G.7 are covered. This helped my

Subjects:

Math, Geometry, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Assessment

CCSS:

8.G.B.6, 8.G.B.7

Distributive Property and Combine Like Terms Hurdles. My students love these competitive hurdle-style events! 6 levels of practice get progressively more difficult - perfect for differentiation! In order to move to the next hurdle, students must

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Printables

CCSS:

7.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.1

8th Grade Test Prep Pre Algebra Common Core Math Practice. Welcome to the Zombie Common “Corpse” Café! This is a perfect review for any time...or use at the beginning of the year to see what your students know! Would also be a perfect HALLOWEEN

Subjects:

Math, Math Test Prep, Tools for Common Core

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff

CCSS:

7.G.B.4, 8.G.A.1, 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.SP.A.2, 8.NS.A.1, 8.NS.A.2...

Perfect to leave for a sub: Instructions, Student Warmup, Guided Lesson, Mini Assessment, Sub Feedback Form. Show connections between algebra & geometry.
Prior Knowledge: Students should already know how to solve multi-step equations with

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Minilessons

CCSS:

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

Which One Doesn't Belong? Students will choose which item doesn't belong and explain their reasoning. Great for math journals, problems of the day, mini assessments, and more!
Each page aligns with these 8th grade pre-algebra math topics:
1.

Subjects:

Math, Math Test Prep, Writing

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Test Prep, Printables

CCSS:

8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, 8.NS.A.1, 8.EE.B.6, 8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.7b, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.2

Pi Day Activity with Spiraling Practice! Spiraling review of these pre algebra math topics: Solving Multi-Step Equations, Volume of a Cylinder, Slope of Lines, Rate of Change, Transformations, Scientific Notation, Exponent Rules, Pythagorean

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Fun Stuff

CCSS:

7.G.B.4, 8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.3, 8.G.B.7, 8.G.C.9, 8.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.2, 8.EE.A.4, 8.EE.C.7, 8.F.B.4

Incredible Integer Theme Park! Integer operations review stations. Students will practice: Comparing, Ordering Integers with decimals, Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Find the Blunder, and Order of Operations Integer Challenges. Please

Subjects:

Math, Order of Operations, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Math Centers

Exponent Rules Differentiated Activity. My 8th graders love this hurdle-style activity...fun, competitive review of exponent rules! These will give lots of practice with simplifying expressions with positive and negative exponents. I usually have

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Math Test Prep

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Games

CCSS:

8.EE.A.1

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I began my teaching career in 1993, and have taught geometry, algebra, pre-algebra, Title I Math, and college algebra. Currently, I teach honors Geometry and Algebra 1 to 8th graders.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My math classroom is an organized, structured, and encouraging environment. My students are engaged in constant practice of concepts, and I provide after-school study sessions before major quizzes and tests. My recent addition of 2-3 exit tickets per week has really helped my students retain concepts, and helps me see who could benefit from extra help or enrichment. I've also created many spiraling (looping) practice resources, and they work wonders with my students to remember concepts! Many of my resources are leveled, so students of all abilities can reach their goals.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics Outstanding Educator 6-8 Award, 2016; Master Teacher status in Ohio; Multiple Highland Foundation STAR Awards from students for inspiring math teaching; Highland Hero Recognition by a student in the district calendar.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors of Science-Math Education, Cum Laude: Bowling Green State University; Masters Degree of Education-Curriculum & Instruction: Cleveland State University; I've completed 30 additional semester hours beyond my Masters Degree.

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GRADES

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

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Math Test Prep, Classroom Management, Statistics, Word Problems, Study Skills, Problem Solving, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects