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Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

For Students 8th Standards
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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Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 8th Standards
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 6: Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear Functions are the topic of a 16-part math module designed for eighth-graders. Fourteen lessons require mathematicians to work closely with linear functions, numerical data, linear and nonlinear models, and bivariate categorical...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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Airplanes and Airstrips Part 1

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Line up to the airstrip. Using interactive graphing software, pupils determine the line that will allow a plane to safely land on a runway. Class members create their own landing strips and share with classmates to find the equation of...
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Airplanes and Airstrips Part 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Table the decision to land. Pupils form flight crews by matching up different representations of linear equations. Given a set of coordinates for an airstrip, the crews determine the equation of the line that will position their planes...
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Domino Effect

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
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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Graphing Stories Ice Breaker

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Kick off the school year with some math fun! New classmates share information about themselves by using graphs and interpreting data. The goal is to use a general graph shape, such as linear or exponential, and create labels for the axes...
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Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
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Elementary Algebra

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Hello Algebra! If you're in need of a resource with a books worth of examples and practice problems, this is it. Some topics include linear equations, polynomials and exponents, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and a great...
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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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Task: Mini-Problems

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Your learners will expand their deeper-thinking and problem-solving skills while they model these real-life scenarios using linear functions. Beginning with the creation of tables, equations, and graphs for each situation, learners are...
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Saxon Math Course 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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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Algebra Cheat Sheet

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Full of info, this handout provides the rules, properties, and common mistakes found in an algebra course. This cheat sheet is a great resource for those hard-to-remember exponent rules and hyperbola equations, along with everything else...
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Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
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Diapers

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Most of your students probably think a car or college is the first big expense their parents could help them with, but as it turns out these kids have been costing their parents for their whole lives. Have they ever considered how much...
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Train Crash

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
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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Expressions, Equations, and Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Here is an unexpected resource: chapter 1 of an Algebra textbook. You can use all or some of its contents to teach your Middle Schoolers all about algebraic expression, domain, function notation, linear equations, order of operations,...
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Is It or Isn't It Proportional

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...
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Introduction to Linear Functions and Slope

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Get stoked about learning about slope. Viewers of an educational video study concepts related to the slopes of linear functions. They first connect the slope to the behavior of graphs and then see how to calculate the slope given two...
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Determine the Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Intercept and use a video on slope-intercept form. After briefly reviewing the slope-intercept form of a linear equation, the narrator of a short video works through several examples. Pupils learn how to write a linear equation in...
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Determine the Equation of a Line Given a Table (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
The slope formula does come in handy sometimes. By watching a short video, pupils learn to write the equation of a line represented as a table of values. They see the need to find the slope and the y-intercept, then write the equation in...
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Determine the Equation of a Line Given a Table (Basic) - Example 1

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If the slope and y-intercept aren't known, just find them. Scholars watch a short video that covers an example of writing an equation of a line in slope-intercept form given a table of values. They learn to apply the slope formula to...
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Ratey the Math Cat

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...