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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

Prepare eighth graders for high school math and science classes with a collection of 10 lessons that help tweens make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to applying it in more complex situations. These Common Core-aligned...

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#### Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for Middle School

Good assessments are hard to find—assessments that address content standards and fit into standard class periods. The six assessments in the middle school collection are 80-minute forms, divided into two 40-minute sections, and are...

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#### Grade 8, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

Prepare eighth-graders for the Smarter Balanced Assessment with a small but powerful collection of three resources comprised of teacher and student-friendly slides that review key concepts in the eighth grade standards. Claim 2 focuses...

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#### Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...

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#### Dirty Decomposers

Do not let the class just sit and rot. Pupils learn how decomposition and nutrient recycling is important to an ecosystem. Groups design an experiment to determine how environmental conditions affect decomposition. They develop a poster...

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#### Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

This jumbo learning exercise contains everything you need to get through Pre-Algebra. Begin with simple expressions, and end with linear functions and polygons. There are multiple problems for each topic to make sure those skills are set.

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#### Domino Effect

Carryout the lesson to determine the cost of pizza toppings from a Domino's Pizza® website while creating a linear model. Learners look through real data—and even create their own pizza—to determine the cost of each topping. They explore...

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#### Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...

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#### Train Crash

Learners will explore linear functions. They start by comparing linear functions representing two trains racing toward each other. Next, they solve related word problems and complete corresponding data tables, graphs, and worksheets....

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#### Ratey the Math Cat

Find a perfect way to recognize rates. The class first watches a video that emphasizes the word per when referencing a rate. Pupils then use their knowledge to create their own rates via station activities. Finally, individuals use...

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#### Graph a Direct Variation Equation (Negative Slope) Example 2

Bypass the table and go straight to the graph. A short video shows one example of graphing a direct variation equation with a negative slope by using the same method as graphing an equation in slope-intercept form. Pupils see it's easy...

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#### Graph a Direct Variation Equation (Positive Slope) Example 1

Show classes a quick method to graphing. A short video demonstrates how to graph a direct variation equation by comparing it to graphing an equation in slope-intercept form. By seeing the y-intercept is 0, scholars easily plot the slope...

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#### Graphing Lines

Ready to increase pupils' understanding of slope with an upward slope? Scholars use an interactive that allows users to move two points on a coordinate plane. The interactive then automatically calculates the slope, the slope-intercept...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 3

Communication is the key. A dozen sample items require scholars to communicate their reasoning involved in arriving at a solution. The PowerPoint from the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series uses a variety of content to illicit...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 2

Math can be a problem in eighth grade. Sample items show how problem solving exists within the eighth grade standards. Part of the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series, the presentation contains eight items to illustrate the...

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#### Pedestrian Countdown

You won't find yourself racing the clock on such a great task. Scholars use video information to predict the time left on a crosswalk signal after a pedestrian crosses. The video shows the time left on the counter, and individuals must...

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#### Math Made Simple as 1-2-3: Simplified Educational Approach to Algebra

Writing an equation of a line is as easy as m and b. A lesson presentation gives individuals different strategies for writing equations of lines. Some items provide a slope and a point while others provide two points. Whatever the given,...

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#### Basketball Shots

Shoot for greater understanding of systems. Pupils watch a short video of a man attempting basketball shots, both one-point free throws and two-point field goals. Given the total number of shots and total number of points made, viewers...

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#### Two Lane Road

Two vehicles move at a constant rate of speed toward each other, but when exactly will they pass? Pupils use still images from a video to determine the rate of speed and when the two cars meet. Then, they watch the complete video to...

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#### Styrofoam Cups

How many cups does it take to reach the top? Learners attempt to answer this through a series of questions. They collect dimension information and apply it to creating a function. The lesson encourages various solution methods and...

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#### Linear Inequalities

An interactive lesson helps individuals learn to graph inequalities in two variables. Scholars can adjust the interactive to present the inequalities in standard or slope-intercept form.

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#### Linear Function Machine

What goes in must come out! Learners play with a function machine to determine the correct function. They enter input values and watch as the machine produces the output.

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#### Finding the Gradient of a Straight Line

Investigate the relationship between the gradient, or slope, of a line and its graph. Pupils learn to use a graph to calculate the slope of a line. The video lesson includes both positive and negative slopes and compares the steepness of...

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#### Graphs of Linear Functions: Line Designs

Designs from lines are sublime. Scholars create colorful designs by connecting points on an interactive coordinate plane. They answer questions about slope and quadrants based on their designs.