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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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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 4: Linear Equations

A 31-lesson unit boosts eighth-graders' math skills, specifically linear equations. By way of direct instruction, guided practice, collaborative learning opportunities, and independent practice, mathematicians write and solve linear...

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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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#### Measuring Speed

Physicists say speed is relative, but most police officers disagree. Scholars experiment with the variables that relate to speed. They learn the importance of both time and distance and apply that knowledge to graphical models.

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#### Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

This jumbo worksheet 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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#### Saxon Math Course 2

Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...

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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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#### NFL Football Unit Rate as Slope Direct Variation

The last-second touchdown, an exciting Hail Mary—who wins the big game? NFL dreams are alive and well on football fields across the country. A fact-filled activity provides data about the number of high school players that play in...

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#### Drops in a Bucket

Learning is on the agenda—rain or shine! An open-ended lesson has learners analyze a linear relationship. Young scholars work backward to determine the start time of a rainstorm based on the height of the rain in a bucket at hour intervals.

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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...