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8th Grade Mathematics Activities | ||

Notes | ||

FCAT Secondary Mathematics Resource Booklet | ||

Mathematical Power for all Students K-12 | ||

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Eighth
Grade Mathematics Activities - The activities included in this section are
models for lesson plans that exemplify best practice teaching in mathematics.
Sources for the activities include Pinellas County Secondary Mathematics
teachers, the Jump Start Algebra Summer Program, and the Opening the Gate
project, a statewide funded initiative that began in 1992. Teacher and student
versions of each activity are provided. |
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Baseball
Proportion: Teacher Notes - proportional reasoning, scale factor, similarity,
solve proportions |
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Baseball
Proportion: Student Worksheet |
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Bungee m&ms:
Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing, line of best fit, interpret
data, organize data, and make predictions |
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Bungee m&ms:
Student Worksheet |
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Cylinder:
Teacher Notes - Diameter, Radius, Area, Volume, Ratio, A = pr^{2},
V = pr^{2}h |
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Cylinder:
Student Worksheet |
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Cylinder:
A printable version of Cylinders A, B, and C |
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Drops
on a Penny: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing, line of best
fit, interpret data, organize data, and make predictions |
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Drops
on a Penny: Student Worksheet |
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Exploring
Linear Equations: Teacher Notes - linear equations, graphing procedures |
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Exploring
Linear Equations: Student Worksheet |
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Famous
People: Teacher Notes- estimation, graphing |
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Famous
People: Student Worksheet |
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Famous
People: Birth Dates |
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Get
a Half Life: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing calculator, line
of best fit, interpret data, functions, calculator commands, exponential
decay, graph data, curve of best fit |
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Get
a Half Life: Student Worksheet |
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Go
Fish: Teacher Notes - data collection, interpret data, proportional
reasoning, solve proportions |
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Go
Fish: Student Worksheet |
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Human
Coordinate Plane: Teacher Notes- coordinate plane, axis, slope, intercept,
graphing coordinate pairs, representing lines and inequalities |
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Human
Coordinate Plane: Student Worksheet |
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A
Human Number Line: Teacher Notes- number line, symbols, equality, inequality,
addition, subtraction, solving equations and inequalities |
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A
Human Number Line: Student Worksheet |
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Line
Up: Teacher Notes - integers, radicals, scientific notation, relationship
of numbers, simplify and order numbers and expressions |
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Line
Up: Student Worksheet |
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Reflection:
Teacher Notes - transformations, reflections, coordinate plane, graphing
points, making transformations (flips, sides, turns) |
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Reflection:
Student Worksheet |
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Reflection:
Stencils |
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The
Shadow Knows: Teacher Notes - ratios, proportions, measurement, measuring
lengths, solving proportions |
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The
Shadow Knows: Student Worksheet |
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Shaquille
O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Teacher Notes - data collection, interpret data,
line of best fit, organize data, graph data, make predictions, ratios |
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Shaquille
O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Student Worksheet |
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Spaghetti
Bridges: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing, linear equations,
interpret data, organize data, graph data, make predictions |
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Spaghetti
Bridges: Student Worksheet |
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Two
for One Box Company: Teacher Notes - volume, nets, ratio, V=lwh |
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Two
for One Box Company: Student Worksheet |
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Viewing
Tubes: Teacher Notes- data collection, graphing, line of best fit, interpret
data, organize data, graph data, make predictions |
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Viewing
Tubes: Student Worksheet |
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Wacky
Water World: Teacher Notes - linear equations, graphing calculators,
interpret data, y=mx+b, graphing linear equations, graphing calculator commands,
make predictions |
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Wacky
Water World: Student Worksheet |
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Walking
the Plank: Teacher Notes- data collection, graphing calculators, interpret
data, y=Mx+b, graphing linear equations, and make predictions |
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Walking
the Plank: Student Worksheet |
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Notes
- These are the notes that appear on the right hand side of the movies
found in this program. |
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Drops
on a Penny: Graphing Data: Overview of the Lesson |
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Drops
on a Penny: Graphing Data: Reviewing FCAT Concepts |
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Get
a Half Life: Exponential Equations: Overview of the Lesson |
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Go
Fish: Solving Proportions: Overview of the Lesson |
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Go
Fish: Solving Proportions: Estimating a Population |
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Exploring
Linear Equations: Understanding y-intercept and Slope: Overview of the
Lesson |
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Hands
On Equations: One & Two-Step Equations: Overview of the Lesson |
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Shaquille
O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Exploring Ratios: Overview of the Lesson |
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Shaquille
O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Exploring Ratios: Comparing Data |
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Spaghetti
Bridges: Linear Equations: Overview of the Lesson |
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Spaghetti
Bridges: Linear Equations: Line of Best Fit |
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Spaghetti
Bridges: Linear Equations: Making Predictions |
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Spaghetti
Bridges: Linear Equations: Improving Accuracy |
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FCAT
Secondary Mathematics Resource Booklet - This document is a resource
for students to use in mathematics classroom to help increase student achievement
on FCAT. The contents of the booklet include the FCAT reference sheets and
worksheets, gridding instructions, the FCAT glossary, problem solving strategies,
and a sample survey. Research states that specific attention to vocabulary
is often necessary to enable students to comprehend mathematics textbooks. |
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Mathematics
Reference Sheet |
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Response
Grids |
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Glossary
- Complete Version |
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Glossary
- A through H only |
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Glossary
- I through Q only |
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Glossary
- R through Y only |
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Survey |
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Problem
Solving Strategies |
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Mathematical
Power for All Students K-12 - This document summarizes the three essential
curriculum components of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
(NCTM) Standards, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Framework, and Florida’s Sunshine State Standards. In order for students
to have math power, content strands, mathematical abilities, and the process
standards have to be an integral part of the curriculum. Essential learnings
are identified that focus on the big ideas in mathematics. |
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Part
I - Cover and Venn Diagram |
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Part
II - Content Strands |
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Part
III - Algebraic Thinking Strand |
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Part
IV - Mathematical Abilities |
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Part
V - Process Standards |
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Mathematical
Power for All Students K-12 - Complete Version |
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