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#### Set Up a Remote Learning Schedule for Middle School

This collection provides a 2-week sample plan and a blank template for remote learning. In addition, we provide ideas to get you started in your planning for remote instruction.

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#### Spooky Math Worksheets

Math practice has never been scarier—but only because these sheets are covered in zombies, ghosts, witches, and bats! Due to the concepts, the collection is best suited for upper elementary and beginning middle school students. It...

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#### Equivalent Fractions

This collection is the equivalent of a good time in the math classroom. Here are several five-star lesson plans, worksheets, and activities to best teach equivalent fractions and beyond.

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#### "I Can" 6th Grade Common Core Checklists

Kids love checklists that allow them to see progress and understand goals. Use this great set of printable "I can" statements with your 6th graders as you move through the school year. It'll keep everyone on the same page, and helps...

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#### CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 7

Investigators plot the growth of animals from the fictional planet of Rhomaar over a period of time, then compare them to two other species. Another assessment challenges seventh graders to use their knowledge of positive and negative...

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#### Everest Education Expedition

Young explorers investigate the biodiversity of Mount Everest and the Himalayan Mountain ecosystem through hands-on and interactive activities. They examine the effects of climate change on the mountains, analyze maps, take a virtual...

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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 7th Grade

The eight resources in this collection provide tweens with the tools and protocols for solving problems which in turn enable them to make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to creatively applying it. The lessons in the...

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#### Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for Middle School

Good assessments are hard to find—assessments that address content standards and fit into standard class periods. The six assessments in the middle school collection are 80-minute forms, divided into two 40-minute sections, and are...

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#### Practical Money Skills Grades 3-6

Teach elementary school learners money management skills with a collection of four lessons that cover allowances and spending plans, saving and investing, spending, comparison shopping, and messaging in advertising. The final lesson...

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#### Let's Learn About Spatial Viz!

One lesson and four related activities make up a collection of resources that focus on spatial visualization. The module begins with a diagnostic assessment that tests spatial visualization skills. Learners then investigate one-axis and...

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#### Math Antics Percents Video Lessons

A collection of seven videos teaches middle schoolers how to understand percentages and models how percentages are used in math and in life. The big idea here is that percentage (%) equals (=) a fraction of a whole number. Viewers learn...

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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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#### Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life

Imagine a hurricane teaching high schoolers about financial preparedness! The four lessons in this collection are based on the personal stories in Katrina’s Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane video. Topics include goal...

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#### Exponential Bliss

Well, maybe. Check out different resources all pertaining to exponent rules. The main focus is on integer exponents, but the last resources in the collection include rational exponents and a brief connection to radicals. No solving...

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#### Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...

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#### Grade 6, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

A three-resource collection of teacher and student-friendly slides provides sixth graders with models of items on the Smarter Balanced assessments. Claim 2 offers 13 questions that assess problem solving. Claim 3 problems illicit...

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#### Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

Middle schoolers explore math concepts like percentages, probability, and statistics in new and inventive ways with a collection of lessons that use videos, graphs, and activities to help them understand issues like climate change,...

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 2: Rational Numbers

Middle schoolers play the Integer Game to build a mental picture and conceptual understanding of integer operations. Tweens add, subtract, multiply, and divide signed numbers—a practice beneficial in developing their competency of...

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 3: Expressions and Equations

A math module challenges young mathematicians to generate equivalent expressions. Scholars demonstrate how order or grouping does not affect the practice of addition and multiplication. By the end of the module, learners recognize and...

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#### End of Year Activities 6-12

Use this collection of digital and print resources to wrap up the school year. Activites include resources to use in the virtual classroom!

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 1: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Young mathematicians build upon their skills of reasoning of ratios and rates, and learn to define proportional relationships and the constant of proportionality. The module concludes with students creating a scale drawing.

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 6: Geometry

Twenty-seven lessons make up a math module designed for seventh graders to focus on the concept of geometry. Topics include angles, triangles, parallelograms, three-dimensional figures, and measurement using volume and area. Two...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 4: Percent and Proportional Relationships

One math module containing 18 lessons and two assessments covers percents and proportional relationships. Seventh graders work through several learning opportunities that take a close look at finding a whole, scale drawings, and solve...

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#### Back to Math

Enjoy bringing scholars into the math classroom with a collection of back-to-school ice breakers and activities. Also included are jumbo packs of worksheets and lesson plan ideas.

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 2: Arithmetic Operations Including Division of Fractions

Twenty-one lessons and two exams make up a math unit all about decimal operations and division of fractions. By way of direct instruction, discussion, guided practice, collaborative learning, and independent practice scholars solve...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 6: Statistics

Statistics are the focus of a 22-lesson math module designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Scholars pose statistical questions, draft models, and summarize distributed data including mean, median, mode, and range. Take a look...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 4: Expressions and Equations

A 36-part unit boosts sixth-graders' math skills with a focus on expressions and equations. Scholars take part in 34 lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as collaborative learning opportunities....

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates

Twenty-nine lessons make up a unit designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Working on ratios and unit rates, mathematicians go through a variety of centers to create, write, and model ratios. They convert between fractions,...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 3: Rational Numbers

Extend young mathematicians understanding of the number line with this 19-lesson unit on positive and negative integers. After learning to compare and order positive and negative rational numbers and exploring the concept of absolute...

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 5: Statistics and Probability

Seventh-grade mathematicians build an understanding of basic probability in a comprehensive 23-lesson unit. Starting with the calculation of probabilities in simple contexts, students go on to explore probability distributions and learn...

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#### Multiplying by Powers of Ten Worksheets

You found it! Dozens of simple worksheets allow leaners to practice multiplying by powers of ten. Each one includes an answer key.

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#### Ordering Decimals: Thousandths Place

Use these Halloween-themed worksheets to help your mathematicians practice ordering decimals to the thousandths place. Witches on each worksheet make them extra festive!

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#### Simplifying Radicals

Let's get students ready for radicals! Browse through the basics of simplifying radicals and finish with rationalizing the denominator. The collection contains videos, worksheets, lesson plans, and a quick reference sheet at the end.

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#### Maker projects & 3D Shapes

The study of three dimensional objects can bring out the natural maker and builder in your students. This collection explores three dimensions through the use of maker projects, 3-D nets, and studies of area and surface area. The...

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#### Common Core Math: 6th Grade

Need some help aligning your 6th grade math curriculum to Common Core? Here is a collection complete with a resource for every standard in the curriculum. While many of these resources cover multiple math standards, the main one...

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#### Common Core Math: 7th Grade

No worries about Common Core here, all the standards are taken care of and presented with a variety of high-rated resources. Many of the resources address multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes of each tab.

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#### Use Nets to Represent Three-Dimensional Figures and Find Surface Area (6.G.A.4)

The nine resources in this collection model how to explore surface area with different shapes and how to use nets to help visualize these shapes. The last two videos in the series are application-based and test the skills developed by...

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#### Develop Probability Models (7.SP.C.7)

Probability is a fun topic to introduce to middle schoolers. Develop your learners understanding by introducing visual models to help explain and calculate the correct probability of different scenarios.

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#### Know and Use the Formulas for Area and Circumference of a Circle (7.G.B.4)

Practice with the formulas for circumference and area of a circle. Videos each work with a specific area and the last video challenges them to work backwards when given the area.

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#### Understand Subtraction as Addition of Additive Inverses, and Difference in Terms of Distance on the Number Line (7.NS.A.1c)

Four LearnZillion videos focus on a different method to use while subtracting integers such as integer chips, number lines, and an algorithm, and ends with a performance task.

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#### Solve Ratio Problems Using Tables and the Coordinate Plane (6.RP.A.3d)

The ratio is a great skill to teach young scholars because it can solve a variety of problems. See how ratios are solved through different methods in each of the following videos brought to you by LearnZillion.

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#### Mental Math and Compatible Numbers

Strengthen the skills of mental math when using compatible numbers. Find numbers that benefit one another when doing the four operations. Practice correct estimating to make those operations go quicker and better understand if the...

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#### Middle School Fall Resources

Seasons come, and seasons go—but why? And how? Middle schoolers learn more about the fall season with a collection of earth science resources, social studies lessons, and writing assignments. Start the school year off with a rigorous...

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#### Mean, Median, and Mode with CK-12 PLIX

Help middle schoolers find meaning in measures of central tendency with a collection of interactive math resources. Offering real-world contexts for investigating the mean, median, and mode of data sets, these digital activities make...

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#### Mean, Medium, Mode, and Range

Here you'll find a collection equipped to reinforce and enhance classroom instruction of mean, median, mode, and range. Printables, presentations, a foldable, a contest, and a variety of activities offer an assortment of learning...

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#### Order of Operations

Here is a complete unit for teaching the order of operations. Starting with a presentation or student-led Internet activity (depending on the resources available), students then complete a group activity, followed by some independent...

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#### Long Division

Solve using long division; that is, long division with or without remainders, and don't forget about decimals! This collection of images, anchor charts, videos, lesson plans, worksheets, and activities has got you covered to support your...

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#### Teaching Children with Autism—Content Area Resources

Browse a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars with autism in kindergarten through 12th grade. Here, you'll find a variety of resources—lesson plans, printables, activities, worksheets, and an app—spanning a range of content...

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#### Cross-Curricular Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This series of cross-curricular resources covers just about every subject, ranging from social studies to geometry to physical science. Each worksheet includes a reading passage and five questions that require learners to apply reading...

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#### Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice is the subject of a collection of materials that has young scientists watching videos, conducting experiments, and making calculations, all to investigate the scientific concepts behind the shortest day of the year in...

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#### Holly Jolly Math Worksheets

From graphing to solving world problems to finding combinations and calculating percentages, these holiday worksheets are perfect for reinforcing various skills during the weeks leading up to Christmas.

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#### Thanksgiving Math Worksheets Grades 5–8

Gobble these math worksheets up just in time for Thanksgiving. From problem solving to graphing, class members practice their math skills with a collection packed with Thanksgiving-themed worksheets.

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#### Halloween for Upper Elementary

Celebrate Halloween with the help of a collection consisting of a variety of resources covering multiple subjects. Take a look at the notes section to discover which subject is addressed—math, English language arts, arts and crafts,...

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#### Summer Math Projects

Summer learning loss can be one of the most tragic things to happen to a student's academic success, as well as cause much frustration for educators. Stop the learning loss in math with five summer projects intended for middle and high...

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#### Mathematics Instruction Parent Guides

Provide parents and guardians with the support needed to assist their child in today's math strategies. Here you will find a collection compiled of seven reference sheets each covering a different mathematical concept—addition,...

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#### 6th Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

Build math vocabulary with a collection of flashcards designed to support the Houghton Mifflin sixth grade math curriculum. Eight sets of cards cover a multitude of concepts. Terms appear alongside their definition and labeled picture...

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#### Working with Coordinate Planes

Support math instruction with a collection highlighting the use of coordinate planes. Included are a series of videos by Virtual Math Girl—a teacher video, student video, activities, supplemental materials, and assessments.

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#### Working with Equivalent Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

Give math instruction a boost with a collection that focuses on working with equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents—brought to you by Virtual Math Girl. Here you will find a teacher video, student video, activities, supplemental...

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#### Middle School Math Handouts

Need a hand with handouts? Here are several guides that offer help where help is most needed. Full of formulas and examples, there's something in this collection for everyone.

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#### Algebra Math Puzzles

Need a break in the math cycle? Here are some fun math and algebra puzzles to keep your mathematicians learning, thinking, and even getting stumped a few times to encourage deeper thinking.

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#### Distance and Midpoint Formula

If your mathematicians are ever in a jam because they have forgotten a formula, use this collection to model how they can use reasoning to get the answer they need.

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#### Solve Problems Involving Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers (5.NF.B.6)

Watch how its done. The two resources in this collection use visual representation to model how to multiply fractions. One lesson focuses on simple fractions and the other on mixed numbers. A nice way to introduce the topic to allow...

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#### Rock Out to Fractions and Decimals

Study Jams! resources provide different videos and practice problems to focus on a topic. This collection has a variety of different fraction, decimals, and percent videos that each focus on something a little different. Because the...

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#### Find the Area of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons (6.G.A.1)

Before diving into the formulas for area, show where the formulas connect to the shape of the figure. The four videos look at different shapes and by decomposing them, they end up relating directly to their area formula.

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#### 6th Grade Transition Math

Here is a collection packed with 10 lessons from the TransMath® text series. Use it with fifth or sixth graders to help them master algebraic concepts. Worksheets and guided practice are included in each lesson.

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#### Outdoor Math Activities

These resources are geared towards middle schoolers set in an outdoor environment. Some of the resources don't necessarily require the outdoors, but keep with the theme and can easily be done outside seated on the benches with the sun...

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#### Fraction Review

Here is a collection for all things fractions for pre-algebra. Go through all the operations, as well as some word problems that require the use of fraction understanding.

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#### Order of Operations

An anchor chart, app, lesson plan, activity, and a variety of practice worksheets make up a collection designed to support instruction of Order of Operations.

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#### Classifying 3D Shapes

Get help when teaching 3D shapes in Geometry by using these resources to introduce classification, practice labeling, and apply this knowledge to other types of problems.

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#### Writing Expressions and Solving Word Problems

Word problems can be a drag to middle schoolers. This collection has engaging problems and resources to encourage and show your students the correct way to approach these problems. Filled with lessons, practice problems, and webpages....

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#### Recognize and Represent Proportional Relationships (7.RP.A.2) (7.RP.A.2d)

Understand the idea of proportionality by looking at it through a graph. This series of LearnZillion videos introduces the idea of the graph and then figures out more information as the videos go on. The final video has learners answer...

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#### Perform Operations With Decimals Using the Standard Algorithm (6.NS.B.3)

Pretending our world doesn't have cell phones to do calculations, class members need to learn the skills of decimals. Each video, brought to you by LearnZillion, demonstrates a different operation—adding, subtracting, and multiplying.

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#### Number Rights

You do not have to be whole to be important. Individuals watch a video on the importance of rational numbers on the number line. Scholars use their knowledge to rename numbers on the number line as well as place rationals on a number...

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#### Pearl Diver

Dive into the number line. Learners play a computer game that revolves around a number line as they try to collect pearls by diving at locations on a number line. As the game progresses, dive locations change from simple whole numbers to...

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#### Game Over Gopher

Coordinate an attack on hungry gophers. Scholars play a game that relies on placing objects on the coordinate plane to stop gophers from eating a carrot. As the game levels increase, learners encounter different scales and the need to...

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#### Overruled!

It is all a matter of feet. Scholars first watch a video about measurement and conversions. While watching the video and with additional practice, pupils determine that proportional relationships create a straight line through the...

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#### Atlantean Dodgeball

Develop ratios within sporting games. Class members watch a video about dodgeball and see how coaches compare the scores. Pupils then work with ratios to compare the scores throughout the tournament. Using their knowledge of ratios, they...

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#### Bad Date

Get the best ratio for a good date. The class watches a video where dates are rated based on the ratio of words spoken. Pupils then use the ratios in the video along with other given ratios to find equivalent ratios. Finally, they...

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#### Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

A 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.

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#### Elk Street

Fund raise with algebraic expressions. The sixth grade unit introduces individuals to using variables to represent numbers in algebraic expressions and equations. Pupils use eight lessons to build their knowledge of using variables...

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#### Apples: A Class Act! (Grades 4–6)

Middle schoolers have a bushel of fun as they engage in activities and research core facts about apples. Packed with suggestions for in-class activities and out-of-class research, the colorful 6-page packet is sure to satisfy hungry...

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#### Newspaper in the Classroom

Newspapers aren't only for reading—they're for learning skills, too! A journalism unit provides three lessons each for primary, intermediate, and secondary grades. Lessons include objectives, materials, vocabulary, and procedure, and...

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#### Airplanes and Airstrips Part 1

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

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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#### Discovering Gallon Man—Measuring Up

Isn't being pint-sized just one-eighth of a gallon? The class investigates the relationships between the different customary units of liquid measurement in lesson five of a seven-part unit to develop various skills. Using the...

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#### Hot Coffee Coming Through

Not too hot, not too cold! Provide the right temperature of coffee every time. Teams develop and conduct an experiment to determine whether coffee cups meet the requirements set forth by a fictional coffee company. The groups collect and...

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#### A Transformation's Adventure with Patty Paper: Exploring Translations, Reflections and Rotations

Patty paper isn't just for separating meat. The lesson plan uses an inexpensive way to experiment with rigid transformations. Pupils use patty paper to create images after a translation, reflection, and rotation. Given a formative...

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#### Calculating Pi with Darts

Can pi be calculated through a game of darts? The video shows why this works mathematically and the issues surrounding the methodology. Once participants overcome errors, success through physics and mathematics leads to celebration.

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#### From Ratio Tables to Double Number Line Diagrams

How much sugar is in one bottle? Pupils use double number line diagrams to determine the amount of sugar in a 1L bottle of cola. The teacher leads a discussion on ways that double number lines can be of assistance in solving a problem...

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#### Markup and Markdown Problems

There is a 100 percent chance this resource will help pupils connect percents to financial literacy. Young mathematicians use their knowledge of percents to find markups and markdowns in financial situations in the seventh segment in a...

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#### Order of Operations Task Cards (2)

Young mathematicians use their PEMDAS knowledge to solve 20 different task cards. They evaluate expressions to find the answer of multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and exponential problems. Then, they record their answers...

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#### Transformations – Reflections

Scholars use interactive resources to figure out how to mathematically draw a reflection of a geometric shape viewed in a mirror. To conclude the activity, class members are asked to deduce the result of multiple reflections across...

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#### Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

This jumbo worksheet 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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#### Study Jams! Transformations

Flip, spin, and shift with this vocabulary-rich video on transformations. Learners watch different movements and see how to move an object without affecting its size. The video follows with a multiple choice assessment that...

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#### Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts

Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...

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#### 2D and 3D Shapes

What a great assessment to give young mathematicians in order to test their knowledge on two- and three-dimensional shapes. Learners name various shapes, identify the number of edges, faces, and vertices, match an unfolded version of a...

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#### Paying for College: Understanding Financial Aid Options

With many options to pay for college, middle schoolers learn about each possibility and that continuing their education is worth the investment. They discover the difference between a grant and a loan and that some expensive colleges may...

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#### All About Lines

This resource should be called "All About Lines, and Then Some!". Packed full of all the key components of linear functions, learners review how to set up different equations, find intercepts, and graph. All the main topics are included...

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#### Student Workbook: Algebra and Functions

A smorgasbord of functions, this packet has the basics required for your learners to be successful in the land of early algebra. The packet includes solving equations, graphing, evaluating, simplifying and basically everything else in...

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#### Student Workbook: Geometry and Measurement

The volume of this geometry packet is obtuse! Packed with every topic and type of problem learned in the class, each page is nicely organized by section and contains a instructional activity and sometimes reference examples.

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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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#### On Your Mark

With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...

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#### New-tritional Info

Burning off a Big Mac® doesn't seem like a big feat until you calculate the minutes of exercise necessary to break even. Young mathematicians look at different menu items in relation to different body weights and exercises to calculate...

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#### Graphing Stories Ice Breaker

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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#### Adding and Subtracting Integers Unit

Just because one integer is larger than another doesn't mean it will make sense right away. Go beyond note taking and show learners, through the use of algebra tiles and a Four-Pan Algebra Balance, how the numbers relate to one another...

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#### Predict How Many Solutions a Linear Equation Has

Everyone loves a shortcut, so see how you determine the solution of an equation without having to solve it all the way. The narrator describes patterns and what to look for to decide whether the result is one solution, no solution, or...

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#### Investigating Chance Processes of Probability

How likely is it that the school cafeteria will serve chicken tomorrow? Discover the concept of probability with the roll of the dice. Pupils evaluate the liklihood of several statments about everyday life. Then, a mathematical...

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#### Review Sheets: Basic Mathematics 2

A good mix of Pre-Algebra problems, learners tackle everything from proportions and equations, to polygons and circles. The sections are broken up by topic with a list of the skills that are required to complete the questions.

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#### Review Sheets: Basic Mathematics 1

Here is a instructional activity that is 3/4 fraction practice and 1/4 skills guide. The problems are organized by concept and each section bullet points the skills needed to accomplish them. The problems are straightforward practice...

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#### Geometry Definitions

Geometry is full of shapes, figures, and corresponding things here and there. The guide shares all of the key pieces of geometric information in a nicely color-coded and labeled sheet.

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#### Planning and Money Management: Spending and Saving

Financial literacy is such an important, and often-overlooked, skill to teach our young people. Here is a terrific instructional activity which has pupils explore how to come up with a personal budget. They consider income, saving,...

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#### Saving and Investing: Investing for the Future

A fine lesson on saving and investing is here for you and your middle schoolers. In it, learners explore the values of time and money, and discover how small amounts of money invested over time can grow into a large "pot of gold." They...

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#### Equation Solving Review B

This nicely organized worksheet provides eight problems for your learners to practice solving linear equations. Starting with two-step problems and working up to multi-step equations, young mathematicians are instructed to write their...

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#### Equation Solving Review C

I'm a fan of clearing the denominator, but solvers can also find common denominators and cross multiply to solve the linear equations on the worksheet. Each of the six problems has rational coefficients.

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#### Equation Solving Review A

Time to practice linear equations. The sectioned worksheet starts with simple linear problems and increases to multi-step and rational coefficient problems.

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#### Applying Properties of Exponents

The properties of exponents are all linked together and it is your mathematicians' job to discover and apply those rules. The comprehensive lesson begins with a pre-assessment task to check for prior knowledge and then goes into a...

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#### Math Academy Dining Out!

Reinforce fractions skills with a dining out themed unit consisting of four fraction lesson plans, a quiz, and student and teacher surveys. Through activities and learning games, scholars use fractions and percents to order food, count...

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#### Graphing and Properties of Quadratic Functions

Summer projects are key to helping leaners stay proficient in math skills. Here is a project that reinforces Algebra II skills. Including five parts, the project explores graphing functions and quadratic equations such as the standard...

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#### Introduction to Earning Interest: Middle School

Does your bank pay you for allowing them to hold your money? Class members research three different ways they can earn money using money already in the bank. Topics include certificates of deposit, statement savings accounts, and money...

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#### Equivalent Fractions Game: Three in a Row

Dice up fractions and bring this game into the classroom. Players roll dice to create fractions, and then have to find an equivalent fraction on the board. Once they get three in a row, they win!

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#### Algebra Assessment Review

Take the time out of preparing an algebra review and use this multiple-choice assessment to prep for the big test. Some included topics are factoring, FOILing, inequalities, and linear graphs.

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#### Use Addition and Subtraction to Solve Real-World Problems Involving Decimals

Make "cents" out of decimals and show learners the correct way to add and subtract with decimal amounts. The video goes through different examples of how to tally the amount of money they have spent, and how far of a distance they...

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#### Coordinate Plane Treasure Hunt

Similar to the game Battleship®, partners try and determine where the opponent buried their treasures on the hidden coordinate plane. Two types of planes are provided, one with only quadrant one and one with all four for a higher...

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#### Human Graphing Activity

Take graphing outside and make a giant coordinate plane to plot your human points. Young graphers are each given a coordinate for a particular shape and asked to make the geometrical shapes one by one. Those not plotted are to write down...

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#### Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 7

In need of an all-inclusive seventh grade math resource? Packed full of the topics necessary for Pre-Algebra the packet includes practice problems with different difficulty levels. It works great for any supplemental use needed in the...

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#### KenKen® Puzzle

Think inside the box with KenKen® puzzles to provide some problem solving practice. These puzzles are similar to Sudoku, but require computation inside designated boxes. There are multiple puzzles with a range of difficulties to...

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#### Buying a Home: Terms of a Mortgage

Buying a home, dealing with a lender, securing a mortgage; these are daunting tasks for many adults. Why not teach middle schoolers about this area of adulthood so they are better-prepared to make the leap into home ownership when they...

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#### Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.

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#### Cubes and Cube Roots

Test those cube skills with a 10-page resource of different cube and cube root problems. Each page is split into the two sections, and while some problems may repeat on each version, they are all different and come with their own answer...

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#### Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers

As an assessment or worksheet this resource has 10 versions of adding and subtracting negative numbers. Each version comes with two options, one with an answer choice box and one without. Let this resource do the work for you when...

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#### Comparing Data Displays

There is so much more to data than just numbers, and this resource has learners use three methods of comparing data in a multi-faceted lesson. The 21-page packet includes a warm-up, examples, an activity, and assessment for a complete...

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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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#### Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7

Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...

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#### Study Jams! Classify Triangles

Jam on with this multi-faceted activity teaching triangle classification. Start with a learner-paced lesson describing the different qualities of triangles and follow with a fun karaoke session. Also provided are two types of...

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#### Identifying Fraction Location Positive and Negative

Sixth graders practice their fraction and number line skills by identifying where a given fraction is located on the line. Provide mathematicians with a colored pencil for easy identification of the fraction.

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#### It's Your Paycheck

Beyond reading and arithmetic, one of the most important skills for graduating seniors to have is fiscal literacy and responsibility. Start them on the right financial track with nine lessons that focus on a variety of important personal...

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#### Divide by a Two-Digit Divisor

Through a chapter from a text book, upper-elementary learners explore how to divide by two-digit divisors accurately. In the beginning, they use rounding and compatible numbers to estimate quotients when dividing two-digit divisors. The...

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#### Lessons for Learning—Grade 6

A very clear and concise unit to teaching sixth graders math concepts directly related to Common Core. Learners are exposed to six lessons involving recipe conversions, graphing data from ratio tables, evaluating exponents,...

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#### $1 Math

Captivate your class by having them find the value of their names, different zoo animals, musical instruments, etc.,with a mental math lesson. Using the coding formula listed, children learn to fluently estimate and calculate simple sums.

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#### Protractors

Did your students forget to bring their protractors to class again? Using this resourceful copy of four identical protractors, you can easily make a class set or let your students take them home.

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#### Project Based Learning

After reviewing the information included in this resource, you will be an expert in both the definition of project-based learning and how to implement it with your class. Discover and explore thorough explanations, detailed examples, and...

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#### The Mathematical Secrets of Pascal’s Triangle

This modern animation and discussion of the ancient secrets of Pascal's triangle manages to be topical, engaging, and mathematically deep all at the same time. A great introduction to the power of number theory across multiple math...

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#### Multi-Step Problems

Engage your young mathematicians with this multi-step word problem worksheet. Offering five clearly written problems, this exercise challenges children to apply their critical thinking and basic arithmetic skills to a range of real world...

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#### Fractions, Decimals and Percents #1

Grasp conversion with these excellent fraction, decimal, and percent worksheets that have a graphic model of place value. Mathematicians will grasp the concept in no time.

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#### Convert between Percents, Fractions and Decimals #1

Pre algebraic learners will be able to master conversion of fractions, decimals, and percents in no time when they use the illustrations on this resource.

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#### Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Mathematicians can embark on a math challenge. Fourteen pages of exercises for young algebra learners on fractions, decimals, and percentages let your learners put their skills to the test.

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#### Choose Your Best Way

Classic graph theory problems of the traveling salesman and bridges of Konigsburg get the school treatment in this multi-age, multi-level activity. Learners distill a local map down to a few key locations, and then detail characteristics...

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#### Share My Candy

The love most preteens have for candy will outweigh their suspicions of fraction arithmetic in a fun problem set and its supporting work. Tasked with helping a fellow student divide a candy bar stash, learners manipulate fractions...

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#### Ratios and Unit Rates

This turn-key unit on ratios and unit rates walks through a 30-lesson unit on teaching proportional reasoning, with each lesson broken into detailed teaching notes and time allotments for all parts. An unbelievable resource when taken...

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#### The Code Name Organizer

This highly personalized activity puts the names of the learners in the center of the math investigation. As each person calculates their own name value based on a given code, they get practice in algorithms and in estimating square...

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#### Start with a Circle...

The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out...

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#### The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability

Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...

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#### The Rainbow Fish: Activities for Parents to Do with Children at Home

The Rainbow Fish, Marcus Pfister's award-winning story about the joys of sharing, is the inspiration for this resource loaded with fun. Suggestions for language and language arts, math, science, and social studies activities are included...

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#### How To Work Word Problems in Algebra

Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...

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#### Fractions as Numbers

Your learners will enjoy thoroughly understanding fractions, and you will appreciate the abundant, quality resources in this comprehensive unit that builds toward a complete understanding of the concept of fractions as numbers. Many...

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#### Fractions

Use ancient Egypt to engage your class in learning about the world of fractions with this 16-lesson unit. Starting off with an introduction to unit fractions, young mathematicians slowly piece together their fractional number sense,...

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#### What We Did Today

Keep parents in the loop of what their children are learning in your classroom by sending students home with this quick printable. Learners note their in-class activities and work, homework assignments, and what to expect in the coming...

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#### Performance Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 7 Math)

A ton of customization options exist for a full-length practice test like this one, especially one that includes a number of open-response questions. Here the class can really get hands-on experience wrestling with the open-ended...

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#### End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 7 Math)

This complete multiple choice and short-answer practice EOC test for 7th grade offers a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or prepare the class for the format of the test. Sprinkle the...

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#### It's Probably Probable

Learners make predictions and draw conclusions from given information as they learn the meaning of probability in this vocabulary-rich, integrated activity that presents a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and reach all learning...

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#### Eighteen Flavors

Your learners will be tantalized by this inquiry-based, collaborative activity as they discover how to write an equation that represents the height of an ice cream cone. Given the scenario based on the poem, "Eighteen Flavors," and...

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#### Solving Linear Inequalities

Your learners will appreciate the complete picture of linear inequalities presented in this lesson plan. Starting simply with definitions and moving all the way to solving linear inequality word problems this activity is simple to follow...

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#### Saxon Math Course 2

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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#### Basics of Probability

Young mathematicians spin, roll, and toss their way to a deeper understanding of probability with this collection of hands-on activities. Whether they are determining the fairness of spinners or evaluating the probability of drawing...

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#### Saxon Math Course 1

Looking to enhance your math curriculum? Then this collection of Saxon math worksheets is for you! With over 700 pages of content, you find will materials covering any topic you can imagine relating to upper-elementary and middle school...

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#### Write a Linear Equation Foldable

Simplicity and organization accompany the learning of linear equations in this handy foldable. Step by step, learners write a linear equation given two points, and then write a linear equation when given a graph. The point-slope...

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#### Tsunami!

How does the depth of an ocean affect the speed of a tsunami's waves? Use Jell-o, graham crackers, and marshmallows to model the effects of an underwater earthquake and its resulting tsunami. The lesson plan includes hands-on activities,...

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#### I Can Find Slope

Your young mathematicians will appreciate this wonderfully organized summary and explanation of linear slope. Approaching slope as it looks in a table of values, on a graph, in an equation, and between two points, this note sheet is...

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#### EdTech Tuesdays: Motion Math - Fractions!

Math and movement come together to make this app. Take a moment to watch as Rich and Jennifer lead you through how to use this hands-on fraction practice with your young mathematicians.

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#### EdTech Tuesdays: Long Division Touch

Well, the long and short of it is... this is a great app for practicing long division! Rich and Jennifer demonstrate how to use the program and walk through additional features offered by the app.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem Cutout Puzzle

If you'd like your lesson on the Pythagorean Theorem to be fun and engaging, check out a math puzzle activity for high schoolers. Your learners will enjoy this visual puzzle that shows how the Pythagorean Theorem works.

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#### Equation Table Graph

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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#### Exploring 3-D Geometry

Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...

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#### Introducing Integers and Their Operations

There's nothing negative about this mini-unit on integers! Engaging young mathematicians in a series of hands-on activities and collaborative learning opportunities, this resource offers an excellent way to introduce your class to...

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#### Mandala Portfolio Project

Here's a great idea for writing portfolios. Kids decorate all four sides of their portfolio, introducing themselves, their families, goals, dreams, and favorite things. Detailed directions for all four panels and a rubric are included in...

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#### Decimals Worksheets

Make sure your students' understanding of fractions is on-point using this series of skills practice worksheets. Covering a variety of topics from basic place value and fraction/decimal conversion, to performing all four operations with...

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#### Simple Machines

Planning a unit on simple machines? Save some time and energy with this collection of lessons and activities that explores how these devices are used in the real world to make life a little easier.

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#### EdTech Tuesdays: Crackers & Goo

The name of this app may sound a little gross, but there's nothing gross about learning math with game-based practice. Rich and Jennifer demonstrate just how to line up your crackers in order to avoid the goo, and learn some...

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#### Coordinates

This coordinate graphing lesson gives your young graphers practice graphing points on these rectangular coordinate grids.

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#### Classify Triangles

What types of triangles are there? Learners start this worksheet by reviewing the definition and examples of equilateral, isosceles, scalene, right, acute, and obtuse triangles. Then, they examine and identify six triangles on their own.

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#### M&M’s Math Worksheet

Who knew you could cover prediction, histograms, fractions, decimals, data collection, and averages (mean, median, and mode) all with a bag of M&M's®? Here's a fantastic set of worksheets to help you make candy a mathematical journey...

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#### Autobiography Project

Middle school is a time of many changes and developments. Have your class reflect on their personalities during this tumultuous time with a portfolio full of autobiographical writing prompts. Kids write about the way they feel now, their...

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#### Alice in Fractalland

Take your class on a field trip to Fractalland where they'll learn all about number and shape patterns. Based on Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland, this resource takes young mathematicians on an adventure as they explore patterns in...

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#### Manipulative Labels

Add to the organization of your classroom with this set of labels. From dominoes and pattern blocks, to measuring tools and play money, this resource includes labels for 18 different types of math materials, making it perfect for any...

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#### Getting Started with Interactive Math Notebooks

Set young mathematicians up for success with this interactive math notebook. Including a list of rules and expectations for using the notebooks, as well as templates for a creating a cover page and table of contents, this resource...

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#### Application Task 6.EE.9

Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of algebraic equations to examine the cost of Sally's U Tunes membership in this problem solving exercise. Given the initial membership fee and the cost per song, learners must write an...

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#### Exit Ticket 6.EE.7

Assess the ability of young mathematicians to model the world algebraically with this exit card assessment. Presented with a series of four equations, pupils must match each one to the appropriate story problem and then choose a single...

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#### Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?

Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...

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#### Exit Ticket 6.EE.2

Monitor the algebraic thinking of young mathematicians with this short exit card exercise. Providing written descriptions of three different numerical relationships, young mathematicians must create algebraic expressions representative...

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#### Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 2

Danielle needs help figuring out how to evenly package the cookies she baked for her friends. Using the number of oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies she baked, young mathematicians must apply their understanding of greatest common...

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#### Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 3

Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of greatest common factors in order to help Maya prepare for her party. Given the number of blue, white, and green balloons Maya has for decorations, students must determine the most...

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#### Writing Task 6.RP.1

Sixth graders apply their knowledge of rates to solve a simple word problem on this short formative assessment. Using the weekly earnings of two babysitters who work for the same wage, students are asked to determine the number of hours...

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#### Noodling Around: Powers of Ten

How many noodles long is your classroom? Find out when engineers of all ages explore measurement through the use of pool noodles. With the noodles pre-cut to certain metric lengths, the activities could be used to introduce the metric...

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#### Writing Task 6.EE.2 Item 3

Wondering how well your students can solve algebraic equations, but don't have time for a long assessment? Look no further than this simple exit card. Given both a division and multiplication equation, learners must solve for each...

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#### Your Birthday is a Math Problem!

What better way to celebrate students' birthdays than by creating original math problems? In this open ended challenge, young mathematicians must make numerical expressions using parentheses, exponents, and three other operations that...

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#### Exit Ticket 6.EE.1 Item 2

All numerical expressions are not created equal. This quick exit card problem challenges young mathematicians' understanding of the order of operations as they try to determine which of five expressions are equivalent. Include this...

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#### Exit Ticket 6.EE.1 Item 1

Assess young mathematicians' understanding of the role parentheses play in numerical expressions with a quick quiz. Looking at three problems involving the addition and multiplication of single-digit numbers, students must first evaluate...

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#### Writing Task 6.NS.7

Temperature data for Anchorage, Alaska offers an excellent context for assessing young mathematicians' understanding of integers. After first looking at a table of the record low temperatures for each month of the year, students are...

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#### Writing Task 6.NS.6 Item 2

Challenge young scholars' understanding of integers and algebra with a single-question exit card. Presented with an algebraic expression involving two variables, young mathematicians must write a description of the term's location on a...