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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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High School Balanced Packet 2 Assessment Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Good assessments can be hard to find and difficult to formulate. Designed as a collection of mathematics assessment tasks, the 20 resources in this packet can also be used as lesson openers, a review, or extra practice. The open-ended...
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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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Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
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

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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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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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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Interpreting Distance–Time Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Pre-algebra protégés critique a graph depicting Tom's trip to the bus stop. They work together to match descriptive cards to distance-time graph cards and data table cards, all of which are provided for you so you can make copies for...
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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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Varying Rates of Change

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Graphs tell a story, and in this activity learners explore different graphs.They analyze slope and rate of change from the graphs and answer questions about the information they represent. This lesson plan even contains extensions for...
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Patterns: Beads under a Blanket - Intermediate and Middle School Grades

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Apply pattern knowledge to bead patterns. The formative assessment lesson provides pupils the opportunity to show what they know about patterns and functions. Learners take a pre-assessment, then build upon their answers at the beginning...
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Grades 7-8 Independent and Dependent Variables

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It all depends upon the independence. The differentiated instruction lesson introduces learners to independent and dependent variables. Using real-world situations, scholars gain a conceptual understanding of the difference between the...
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Matching Graphs to Situations

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Sometimes a graph makes situations much easier to see. After learning about discrete and continuous graphs by watching a short video, scholars match graphs to real-world situations. The provided graphs are a discrete linear graph, a...
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Distance Time Graphs

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If only there was a graph to show the distance traveled over a period of time. Given distance-time graphs, pupils read them to determine the answers to questions. Using the distance and time on a straight line, scholars calculate the...
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The Lowdown — What You Need to Know about Immigration Reform

For Teachers 8th Standards
We're all from somewhere. An informative interactive provides information on immigration, foreign-born residents, and deportations. Pupils interpret the graphics to analyze how these quantities have changed over time. The resource is...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 8th Standards
A math model is a good model. A slide show presents 10 sample items on modeling and data analysis. Items from Smarter Balanced illustrate different ways that Claim 4 may be assessed on the 8th grade math assessment. The presentation is...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 8th Standards
Functions model relationships between quantities. The Smarter Balanced sample items demonstrate the assessment strategies for eighth grade function modeling standards. Items range from constructing linear functions from a table and a...
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Vincent’s Graphs

For Students 8th Standards
What in the world are they doing? Given two graphs, scholars interpret the graphs and connect them to a real-world situation. They must also draw a graph given information about a context.
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Joulies

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Does your coffee get too cold too fast? Joulies just might be your answer! Learners use experimental data to make a conclusion about how effective Joulies are at keeping coffee at the ideal temperature. A video shows the graph of the...
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A Lesson on the Supply and Demand of Toy Fads

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's all Hula Hoop! Scholars research the supply and demand side of toy fads in the United States. They analyze video clips and news articles to complete graphs on how the supply curve slope works in concert with the demand for products...
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The Mystery Line

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Take the mystery out of linear functions. Provided an image with no scale, learners guess where the line that connects them might cross the y-axis. After providing the coordinates of the points, they realize scale is an important...