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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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#### Math Antics Geometry Video Lessons

The point of this collection of 12 videos is to introduce learners to three basic parts of geometry—points, lines, and planes. The presenter provides definitions, shows how to classify shapes, provides examples, and shows how to use...

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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 3: Similarity

The concept of similarity is the focus of a module designed to boost eighth grader's math skills. Scholars examine the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity, dilations, and the Pythagorean Theorem. The module consists of 14 lessons and two...

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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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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 7: Introduction to Irrational Numbers Using Geometry

Eighth-graders use knowledge of geometry to examine irrational numbers in a 25-part math module. Included are twenty-three lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as opportunities for collaborative...

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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 2: The Concept of Congruence

Eighth graders delve deep into the concept of congruence with a 16-lesson math module. Lessons plans offer guided practice, inquiry-based learning opportunities, and independent practice. A mid-module assessment gauges progress while an...

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#### Been Caught Stealing

You're safe, when calculating the odds of stealing second base! Learners compare the rate of a runner to the distance the ball travels, in a lesson that explores right triangles and measurement. Full of discussion questions and fun...

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#### Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 8

You've just hit the jackpot of integrating math problems and riddles with this jumbo-sized resource! Written as a newsletter, scroll through 35 pages of puzzles and quality problems to engage and encourage your learners to inquire and...

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#### Two Triangles' Area

Need an activity for teaching the Pythagorean Theorem? Geometry juniors apply the Pythagorean theorem to two triangles to determine a final calculation.

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#### Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter

A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...

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#### A Rectangle in the Coordinate Plane

A quadrilateral is drawn on the coordinate plane, and eighth grade geometers find the length of each side and the diagonals by applying the Pythagorean theorem.

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#### Task: Grain Storage

Farming is full of mathematics, and it provides numerous real-world examples for young mathematicians to study. Here, we look at a cylinder-shaped storage silo that has one flat side. Given certain dimensions, students need to determine...

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#### STEM: Lou-Vee Air Car

A comprehensive lesson on acceleration awaits your physicists and engineers! Two YouTube videos pique their interest, then sample F=ma problems are worked and graphed. The highlight of the lesson is the building of a Lou-Vee air car!...

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#### Jane's TV

Jane wants a new television, but she's not sure what size to buy! Your middle schoolers can figure it out when they apply the Pythagorean theorem. Produced especially for meeting Common Core standards in geometry, this activity appeals...

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#### Career Connections | Pipefitting and Plumbing

Getting water to the drinking fountain and getting waste out of a building are just two jobs for pipefitters and plumbers. A short video details the education and training involved in this rewarding, hands-on career.

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#### The Pythagoras Tree

View a tree designed by Pythagoras. Pupils watch a video as a tree is built by using squares representing the side lengths of a right triangle, with each side of the squares becoming the side of another triangle. Learners come up with...

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#### Card House

Mathematics is stronger than a card house. Pupils watch a video of the beginning of the building of a triangular card house. Scholars come up with questions they wonder about from the video and ask for more information to arrive at an...

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#### As The Crow Flies

Who knew the Pythagorean Theorem could be so much fun, for the crow that is. Middle schoolers mark the route a dog would run and a bird would fly to get from point A to point B. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine which route...

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#### Fire Truck Presentation

Which truck should the fire department purchase? Given a scenario with three different ladder trucks, pupil compare the height the ladders will reach. They determine which ladder trucks meet the cities' requirements and provide a...

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#### Getting Around Millbrook

When is the distance formula not accurate? Referencing a map of the school, pairs determine the walking distance between two locations. Creating coordinates for each location, pupils determine the distance between the two points and...

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#### Ramp It Up

Pupils gather measurements of real-world objects that have slopes. They then plot the measurements and find an equation of a line that fits the measurements. Finally, groups investigate the ADA and determine whether different ramps meet...

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#### Prealgebra

Pre-algebra—all wrapped up in one place. The eBook contains everything needed to teach a typical Pre-Algebra course. Concepts in the course build upon previously learned concepts, allowing mathematicians to see the connections between...