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

For Teachers 8th Standards
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

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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Dirty Decomposers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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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Guidance Counselors: Working with Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scatter plots are a great way to connect data with a visual model. Learners look at wages earned depending on education level and determine if there is a correlation between the two. The worksheet includes short answers they must discuss...
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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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Equation Table Graph

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Your Algebra learners will appreciate this fabulous, two-page printable. The first page has a list of numbers that lead to the learners writing an equation in a cloud that represents these numbers, and then filling in a table, and...
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Hand Span and Height

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Is there a relationship between hand span width and height? Statisticians survey each other by taking measurements of both. A table that can hold data for 24 individuals is printed onto the worksheet, along with questions for analysis....
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8.SP.1Texting and Grades I

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a fitting question for middle schoolers to consider: Is there a relationship between grade point average and frequency of sending texts? Starting statisticians examine a scatter plot and discuss any patterns seen.
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Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media helps the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider...
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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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Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for Middle School)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewThere are more ways to use mint candies than to just eat them. In groups, learners design and build race cars using mint candies, drinking straws, Popsicle sticks, index cards, and other materials. They decide on an independent variable...
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People and Places

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Graph growth in the US. Given population and area data for the United States for a period of 200 years, class members create graphs to interpret the growth over time. Graphs include population, area, population density, and population...
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Least-Squares Regression

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Less is best when looking at residuals. Scholars use an interactive to informally fit a linear regression line to data on a scatter plot. The interactive provides a correct best fit line with residuals and correlation coefficient to...
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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 J

For Teachers 8th Standards
Look at patterns in bivariate data. Eight sample items illustrate the eighth grade statistics and probability standards. The Smarter Balanced Sample multiple-choice items focus on numerical and categorical bivariate data. The slide show...
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EllipSeeIt: Visualizing Strength and Direction of Correlation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Seeing is believing. Given several bivariate data sets, learners make scatter plots using the online SeeIt program to visualize the correlation. To get a more complete picture of the topic, they research their own data set and perform an...
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Tell it Like it is!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars apply prior knowledge of statistics to write a conclusion. They summarize using correct academic language and tell the story of the data.
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Scatter It! (Using Census Results to Help Predict Melissa’s Height)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils use the provided census data to guess the future height of a child. They organize and plot the data, solve for the line of best fit, and determine the likely height and range for a specific age. 
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Scatter It! (Predict Billy’s Height)

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do doctors predict a child's future height? Scholars use one case study to determine the height of a child two years into the future. They graph the given data, determine the line of best fit, and use that to estimate the height in...
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Bear Hugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars research arm span to determine who gives the best bear hugs. They use data from a national study to find the standard statistics for arm span. It includes mean, median, quartiles, spread, standard deviation, and more.
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What Fits?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The bounce of a golf ball changes the result in golf, mini golf—and a great math activity. Scholars graph the height of golf ball bounces before finding a line of best fit. They analyze their own data and the results of others to better...
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Correlation Coefficient

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Of course, there might be a correlation! Young mathematicians investigate several different data sets, create scatter plots, and determine any correlation. They consider whether a causation exists between any of the variables in question.
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Introduction to Patterns

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The world is full of patterns. Help learners quantify those patterns with mathematical representations. The first Algebra lesson in a compilation of four uses a series of activities to build the concept of patterns using multiple...