Lindale Jr. High: Dana White
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First Six Weeks
Topics for this six weeks: Converting between Fractions, Decimals and Percents, Reasonableness, Applying addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals to problem solving, area and perimeter.
A PowerPoint presentation to reinforce algorithm for adding and subtracting fractions.
A PowerPoint presentation to introduce the concept of Answer Ranges to help determine reasonableness.
Reading A Ruler
A PowerPoint presentation that helps explain how to read a standard ruler to the nearest 1/8 of an inch.
Settin' Up Division
A PowerPoint presentation that helps clarify how to set up division problems when presented in different forms.
Worksheet that goes with Reading a Ruler powerpoint.
Second Six Weeks
Topics for this six weeks include: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions, Applying problem solving model to solve problems involving fractions and decimals including area and perimeter of rectangles, and comparing and converting between fractions, decimals and percent. Students also learned about the coordinate plane and how to locate points and their quadrants.
Many students still need to be studying their fraction, decimal percent flashcards.
PowerPoint presentation to reinforce algorithm for multiplying and dividing fractions.
Algorithm and Examples for Multiplying Fractions
The steps to follow and examples for multiplying fractions
Algorithm and Examples of Dividing Fractions
The steps to follow and examples for dividing fractions
Introducing the Coordinate Plane
Worksheet that accompanies powerpoint presentation.
PowerPoint presentation to reinforce steps to problem solving.
Third Six Weeks
Topics covered this six weeks: Transformations, Integers, Order of Operations, Solving Equations.
- Bits and Pieces 2 Unit Test Review Answers
Pizza Problem PowerPoint
A step-by-step example of the "pizza problem"
Transformations and Tessellations
An Introduction to Transformations and Tessellations.
- Transformation/Tessellation Notes
Adding and Subtracting Integers
Using virtual color tiles to help understand the concept of adding and subtracting integers.
Circle - 0
Use adding integers rules to "win the game"!
Practice adding, subtracting or multiplying integers to win this Tic-Tac-Toe type game.
Integer operation rules sung to the tune of "Addams Family" theme song.
A powerpoint to help reinforce adding and subtracting integers rules.
"Who is in the car?" and "Who is driving?"
A powerpoint to help reinforce order of operations concepts.
Sacks and Tiles #1
Introduction to solving equations using paper sacks and color tiles.
Work It Out!
PowerPoint Presentation that reinforces the steps to solving equations using REVERSE Order of Operation (PEMDAS).
Sacks and Tiles #2
Students make a connection between word problems and equations by using the sacks and tiles activity to write an equation then write a story problem that "fits" the equation.
*NEW* Students will use a game format to "Rescue Agent X". Students must choose the correct order and operation to solve multi-step equations.
Fourth Six Weeks
Introduction to Classifying Triangles
A worksheet that reviews basic angle terms and measuring angles then applies these concepts to classify triangles.
Classifying Triangles 2
Applying classification of triangles.
Classifying Triangle Notes
A powerpoint presentation that covers the key concepts and correct terms for classifying triangles and "discusses" the Introduction to Classifying Triangles worksheet.
Triangles, Triangles, Triangles
A powerpoint presentation Song, to the tune of the song Bicycle by Queen, that reinforces key concepts and terms for classifying triangles.
Matching terms with definitions then using those terms to fill in blanks of a Venn Diagram.
Classifying Three-Dimensional Figures
Matching three dimensional terms with their definitions then labeling the figures and using colors to identify specific parts of the figures.
Top, Front and Side Views
A powerpoint presentation that covers drawing the top, front and side views given a three-dimensional figure or drawing a three-dimensional figure given the top, front and side views.
Worksheet to go with Top, Front, Side PowerPoint.
Formula Chart PPT
Power Point presentation that looks at what each letter means and how it is used.
Formula Chart Worksheet
Worksheet students complete as they watch the Power Point.
Formulas and Substitution PPT
Power Point that has questions students should ask themselves and explains what is expected as they work problems involving perimeter/circumference, area and volume.
Formulas and Substitution Worksheet
Worksheet students are to complete as they watch the power point.
Finding Area Using Addition and Subtraction
Power Point presentation that helps students understand how to find area of odd shaped figures.
Finding Area Using Addtion and Subtraction Worksheet #1
Worksheet that is to be completed as students watch the power point.
Finding Area Using Addition and Subtraction Worksheet #2
Students will apply the skills learned to find area of odd shaped figures.
Fifth Six Weeks
A powerpoint presentation explaining congruent and similar figures and how to use proportions to find missing measures of similar figures.
- Using Proportions to Solve Percent Notes
Percent Worksheet #1
Side one is used as guided practice in the classroom. Side 2 is independent practice.
Percent Worksheet 2
Percent Worksheet 3
Sixth Six Weeks
An activity that helps students understand why area formulas are what they are.