Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Side-Angle-Side (SAS) and Side-Side-Side (SSS) Criteria for Two Triangles to Be Similar
Playing with mathematics can invoke curiosity and excitement. As pupils construct triangles with given criteria, they determine the necessary requirements to support similarity. After determining the criteria, they practice verifying...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Finding the Area of an Equilateral Triangle
The problem seems simple: find the area of the equilateral triangle whose sides are each length 1. In fact, this same problem is solved in 8th grade, addressing a different Common Core standard, using the formula for area of a triangle...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Representing and Interpreting Proportional Relationships
The class gets valuable practice evaluating and analyzing linear relationship in this group of activities. Interpreting rate of change in algebraic and graphical ways is presented in a non-intimidating and natural way, using realistic...
7th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Grade 7 Patterning and Algebra: Algebraic Expressions
Classmates solve 18 different problems that are mostly word problems that apply algebraic expressions. They draw different combinations of masses on a scale that would balance. They also simplify expressions and solve for x in a number...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mathematical Translations
The use of manipulatives creates a playful atmosphere in your classroom. Using precreated disks, pupils translate verbal expressions into mathematical equations, offering a great way to practice the new vocabulary in a nonthreatening...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
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