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This is a double-sided practice page over Functions, Domain & Range and Function Notation. The front (12 questions) asks the student to determine whether a given graph (discrete or continuous) is a function or not. Then they are to find the

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What concepts do you review the first week back to school in Algebra 1: Combining Like Terms, the Distributive Property, Evaluating Expressions? This is a foldable designed to review all of these concepts plus more the first days or so of Algebra 1.

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This foldable covers domain and range and the main vocabulary of Quadratic Functions: vertex, axis of symmetry, parabola, zeros/roots, and y-intercept.
The student quickly puts the foldable together with a few cuts and folds and then fills in the

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This is a foldable covering Writing Equations of Lines from different scenarios. There are 8 different scenarios: from 2 points, a point and a slope, from a graph, from its intercepts, from a slope and y-intercept, from a word problem, and from a

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This is a set of 30 relations, one per 8-1/2 by 11 sheet of paper/cardstock. Some of the relations are functions; some are not. The relations come in 4 formats: graphs (both discrete and continuous), tables, mappings, and sets of ordered pairs.
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This is a one-sided practice page with 9 questions over what I like to call "mini word problems." The students practice defining a variable, working with the inequality description such as "Andrew's homework is to solve no more than 50 questions,"

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This is a foldable that covers Solving one-step, two-step, distributive property, combining like terms, distributive property with combining like terms and variables on both sides equations.
There are 6 labeled flaps. The student is given 6

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This is a one-sided worksheet designed to be done in pairs. The students use a different color colored pencil and help each other graph their line (they each graph one line per question then trade papers). This is a great activity to introduce

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This is a relay race game covering Solving Multi-Step Equations. Students are divided up into teams of 5 and sit in vertical rows. Each student completes one step to the solving process and then passes the paper to his/her teammate sitting behind

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This is a 4 part matching activity. Students are given an expression containing the distributive property and one other term that they need to simplify. They simplify the expression and then find its match. In 2 of the sets, they have to simplify

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The first page contains 21 questions providing the student with Function Notation Practice. The first 12 questions ask the student to find a specific function value given a function written in function notation. The bottom 9 questions ask the

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This is a matching activity focused on Solving Literal Equations. There are 32 cards (enough for up to 32 students) or 16 matches. Each student gets a card, solves for the indicated variable and then finds the student that has the card containing

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Quadratic Functions Activities - 3 in 1!
This is a set of 12 graphs of parabolas and 3 different activities to go along with them. In all three activities, the graphs are posted around the room.
The first activity is a true scavenger hunt in that

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This is a flip-book that covers the Laws of Exponents. On the first page, the student defines exponent, labels a schematic with the base, coefficient, and exponent and then works an example using the definition of exponent. The next 5 pages cover

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This is a one-sided practice page over classifying real numbers. The student is given a coloring chart and a large tessellation design. The classification of the number determines the color used.
34 different numbers are included in the design to

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This is a graphic organizer foldable used to help students differentiate and understand everything there is to know about discrete and continuous graphs. The student puts the foldable together with a few folds and cuts. Next, they trim out all of

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This is a review activity for a Functions Unit that covers the following topics: functions or not, finding function values from a function or a graph in function notation, identifying the domain and range of discrete and continuous graphs, and

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 23 years of experience working with and encouraging high school students to be successful in math! I have taught everything from Pre-Algebra concepts to Pre-Calculus and every student from the Pre-AP high achievers to those that are repeating a course.
I love getting the average student to realize that they can be good at math, that it isn't a horrible thing, and actually enjoy coming to class!
If you have any questions about any of the resources in my store, please let me know by asking a question (under the "ask a question tab") or send an email directly to **SecondaryMathSolutions@gmail.com**.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My goal is to make math easy to learn by making it engaging and fun with foldables, activities and games. In addition, I tend to make notes and practice sheets that are very focused on the specific skill or skills (sometimes pre-requisite) that need to be developed so that the student can be successful. My resources reflect this. In addition, the students that I teach are on-level or below and usually struggle with math and/or don't like it. My approach is to start with where they are and what they know and bring them up from there. My resources reflect this and do not contain too many tricky numbers or super high-level questions because I want to keep them engaged and feeling successful. Finally, I try to vary the approach and not do the same thing from day to day (notes, game, activity, foldable, etc.). Therefore, my store contains a variety of resources for each unit.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Who's Who Among America's High School Teachers, nominated 3 times by students; Team Leader; Teacher of the Month; Instructional Specialist; Academic Specialist & Math Interventionist

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors in Mathematics from the University of North Texas; M.Ed from the University of Texas A & M - Commerce

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Math is beautiful and is all around us! Let's get our students to love math as well!

GRADES

4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool

SUBJECTS

Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Other (Math), Math Test Prep, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Mental Math, Decimals