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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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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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Algebra 1 Practice Final

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What makes this resource special? The amazing answer key that comes with worked out solutions and notes for each problem. Practice problems include all topics ranging from linear systems to simplifying exponential expressions. The packet...
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Task: How Long Should Shoe Laces Really Be?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your eighth grade learners are asked to analyze and graph linear data collected by fifth graders in order to prepare a report of recommendations on the length of shoe laces for shoe manufacturers. Given the bivariate data, learners...
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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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Systems of Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Middle and high schoolers solve systems of equations relating to money and explore substitution and elimination strategies. For this activity, pupils review The Chicken and Pigs problem and compare their solutions with the graphing...
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Calculating the Cost: Algebraic Planning for a First Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewScholars decide which job to take based on the pay. They then research cars to potentially purchase and determine the total cost of the car. Finally, they calculate how long they would have to work to purchase the car along with how much...
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Movie Projector Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewSmall groups analyze the attendance at a movie theater and determine the amount of money made for per show. Team members calculate the number of shows it would take for a theater to make a profit after purchasing a new digital projector....
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How do I Choose the Most Cost Efficient Scooter Rental Plan for My Family?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewPupils compare the cost of renting scooters for a family vacation from three different rental places. To help make their decision, scholars create tables, equations, and graphs of the pricing structure. Individuals then determine which...
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Summer Woes!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWho can afford the computer required to land a summer job? Pupils work in pairs to solve problems related to finding the number of hours needed to work to purchase a given item. Individuals then work on a performance-based assessment to...
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Linear Equations in Real Word Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMake up a story about a linear graph. Scholars identify key features of a linear graph, such as intercepts, domain and range, and slope. They then create a word problem that could be represented by the graphed line.
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Buying A Car

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is my monthly payment? Scholars research to find the perfect car for them to buy. Using the cost of the car, they determine a down payment and the amount of monthly payments using a zero interest loan. Finally, they investigate what...
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Got Slope?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Go around and around with slope. The class investigates tornadoes by watching videos, building a homemade tornado, and performing research on the Storm Prediction Center website. Groups gather data and create scatter plots for twisters...
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Find the Dimensions of a Bookcase Using a Linear Equation (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How much wood would ...? The quick video uses a linear equation to determine the size of a bookshelf given a diagram of the shelves and the amount of wood to use. Scholars see how to set up the equation and solve it to determine the...
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Elementary Algebra

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Find all the Algebra 1 content in one location. A helpful eBook contains the content typically found in an Algebra 1 course. Concepts range from solving and graphing linear equations to solving and graphing quadratic equations. Pupils...
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Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
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Direct Variation (Distance = Rate x Time) Example

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Speed through a direct variation example. The presented problem uses a distance-rate-time problem as an example of a direct variation problem. Using the slope between two points of time and distance, the video shows learners how to...
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Direct Variation Applications

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What would I weigh there? A video uses the relationship of the weight of an astronaut on Earth and the moon to create a direction variation equation. Using the created equation, pupils find the weight of any astronaut on the moon.
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Forming and Solving Equations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
What does geometry have to do with geometry? The portion of a review series for a math assessment highlights how equation formation is assessed on the test. Pupils use geometric concepts such as perimeter and the sum of the measures of...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
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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It's In the Mail

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to check the mail! The task is to determine the most cost-effective way to mail a packet of information. Young scholars write an equation that models the amount of postage as a function of the number of sheets mailed and...
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Application of a Linear Equation in One Variable - Salary Plus Commission (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Linear equations are invaluable in problem-solving. A video presents an equation representing a weekly income based on a salary and commission. The instructor demonstrates how to substitute for both the dependent and independent...
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Application Problem Using an Equation - Target Heart Rate

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Get your heart pumping! A linear equation can compute the target heart rate of an individual based on their age. A thorough lesson demonstrates how to use an equation to calculate the age of an individual given a target heart rate. The...