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Students practice solving one step equations involving all operations with fractions. If a student gets an answer that is not listed, students know to double check their work for an error. My students prefer coloring sheets over traditional

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Students solve 25 problems involving subtraction of integers. Students can use a number line, algebra chips, or rules (change addition to subtraction and add the opposite). Students color in the picture according to the rule. This is a fun way to

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2 pages, each containing 7 items to "purchase." Students use the percents off to find the discount and sale price, and then find the tax and final selling price. There is a 3rd page with blank spaces so students can pick their own item to "buy."

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Students practice combining like terms, with up to 5 terms, using only the variable x. There are 25 questions. Once a student has an answer, they make sure the answer appears on the snowflake. If it does not appear, they know to double check

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Students practice solving one-step equations (solving for x) and color the turkey according to the key. Perfect for pre-algebra students.

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Students are given either the radius or diameter of a circle. They find both the area and the circumference, then color the picture accordingly. This coloring activity is a way to increase engagement compared to traditional worksheets. It is also

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Students will solve 26 problems involving the distributive property. They will find the answer on the hot air balloon and color it according to the rule. If the answer does not appear on the picture, they know to check their work and try again /

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4 pages total. The focus is identifying the difference between "less than" (subtraction) and "is less than" (inequality).
2 pages of matching an algebraic or variable expression to a written expression. Each spells out a secret phrase which

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While taking a practice standardized test (Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment / MCA), my students were challenged by a problem where you had to add values so the mean would be equal to a given value. My students were overwhelmed with how hard it

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Simplify 15 variable expressions by distributing first, then combining like terms. Find the simplified expression on the dragon, and color it accordingly.
Involves integer operations too.

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10 problems to practice finding the area of an annulus (donut). Great practice to master finding area of a circle and understanding composite area.
The first 8 problems have work space for students to show the area of the larger circle, the area

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This partner game requires 2 dice, preferably in different colors. You could also use online dice or spinners if you have access to technology for students.
Students roll 2 dice, one positive and one negative. Based on the sum of the integers,

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Activity #1: A riddle to practice identifying rational and irrational numbers, including integers, fractions, decimals, and square roots.
Activity #2: A riddle to practice identifying rational and irrational numbers, focusing on decimals. Students

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Write an equation in slope-intercept form that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. Use slope-intercept form and point-slope form. You will get the same answer.
Option 1: 10 questions, solved 2 ways each,

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

10+ years of teaching! My expertise lies in math interventions. I teach students who are behind grade level and help them make tremendous growth each year. I teach new info in multiple ways. I only sell what benefits the majority of my students and what students enjoy doing.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I want every student engaged in math and to feel successful. I like to incorporate scavenger hunts, coloring activities, art projects, and games whenever possible.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

M.Ed. from the University of Minnesota

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GRADES

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

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Math Test Prep, Word Problems, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Mental Math, Winter, Decimals, Place Value, Test Preparation