8th grade math

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Slope "Doodle Notes" for Pre-Algebra or Algebra 1 - integrating the right and left brain hemispheres

Slope Doodle Notes

Slope "Doodle Notes" for Pre-Algebra or Algebra 1 - integrating the right and left brain hemispheres

Check out this great resource to help students practice their exponent rules. Low prep and super easy to check!

Laws of Exponents Exponent Rules Card Match Up | PAPER& DIGITAL

Check out this great resource to help students practice their exponent rules. Low prep and super easy to check!

★ Rockstar Math Teacher ★: Awesome Resource - Color-coded Input Wall Charts

Awesome Resource - Color-coded Input Wall Charts

I have previously blogged about My Color-coded Guided Notes and how much the students love them because they help them see the connections within the concepts. Example of My Students' Guided Notes: Along with color-coding in the students' guided notes, I also create color-coded input wall charts. I coordinate the color-coding to match the students' notebooks. The students find my color-coded input charts really helpful as a quick resource when they are doing their Worthwhile Wednesday…

Math = Love: Different Forms of Linear Functions Fly Swatter Game With Bracket (great way to introduce and start notes)

Math Equals Love | Math Teaching Blog by Sarah Carter

I recently posted the notes I have my students over the different forms a linear function could take. I mentioned that I decided to teach all of the forms at once this year, and I wasn't sure if that was a good idea or not. Different Forms of Linear Function Notes On the first day of this section of the unit, we only took the notes that can see in the above picture. So, we wrote the names of each form and the general form that it takes. Then, we played the flyswatter game. I've written about…

16 different linear verbal situations. Ss come up with equation, table & graph,

16 different linear verbal situations. Ss come up with equation, table & graph,

How did Pythagoras come up with his Pythagorean Theorem for Right Triangles

Let Pythagoras show you how Pythagorean Theorem was discovered!

How did Pythagoras come up with his Pythagorean Theorem for Right Triangles? (The sum of the squares of the two legs is equal to the square of the hypotenuse.) Let Pythagoras himself show your students his graphical method! Worksheet by teacher Daniel Evans. Pythagorean Theorem by Pythagoras. (He w...

Math Equals Love | Math Teaching Blog by Sarah Carter

This year, I'm teaching Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 for the third time and Trigonometry for the first time. Every year, my school offers a different advanced math elective above Algebra 2. We've cycled through college algebra and statistics. They were both just okay. But, this year, I am LOVING trig. I think there are several reasons for this. First, it's my first year to do interactive notebooks with my advanced math class. I guess for my first two years of teaching, I didn't think my advanced…

Pythagorean theorem. Great "do-now" activity

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Pythagorean theorem. Great "do-now" activity

Triangle Congruence Foldable - great for interactive notebooks

Congruent Triangles Foldable

Triangle Congruence Foldable - great for interactive notebooks

Everybody is a Genius: Linear Equations (great blog for interactive notebooking in math)

Linear Equations

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Representing Linear Functions

Representing Linear Functions

This packet shows linear functions in four formats - as equations, graphs, tables, and described by their intercepts and slopes. It contains a worksheet and a mix-n-match version. As a worksheet, the student is given one of the types of information and is asked to fill in the remainder of the char...

Pythagorean Theorem: Seeing relationships before just using the formula

Pythagorean - Part 2

Part 1 with my new intro for this year is HERE. Our finished right triangle pages looked like this... I know that's kind of a crazy picture. I used my CamScanner app and sent it to a student that was in ISS so she could check her work before moving to the next activity. If you don't have CamScanner I highly recommend it! I can scan and save as a high quality pdf right from my classroom - huge time saver! Anyway... next we completed this little booklet. It was all about the relationships…

Students love when teachers bring food to math class! Get your students to practice and apply their linear graphing skills with enthusiasm by giving them this fun marshmallow linear graphing activity. Includes 2 tasks which can be assigned the same day or on different days depending on the skill of the class.Task #1Students will work in groups of four to make a table and graph to represent the calories in marshmallows by reading and interpreting a nutrition label.

Algebra: Linear Marshmallow Graphing Common Core Activity

Students love when teachers bring food to math class! Get your students to practice and apply their linear graphing skills with enthusiasm by giving them this fun marshmallow linear graphing activity. Includes 2 tasks which can be assigned the same day or on different days depending on the skill o...