This was one of the MOST FUN ways I can think of to practice slope!!! Functions are huge for 8th grade math.. I have two advanced 7th grade classes to actually learn all of the 8th grade standards instead, & our unit on functions is SO long! This was such a fun way to practice applying our knowledge of slope using graphs, tables, & word problems. This product is from Rise Over Run on TPT. She is amazing!
Students were challenged with real world scenarios- but that was my favorite part! The tasks were on cholesterol & students getting sick with the flu. These are awesome tasks. I had gloves & masks donate by parents so the only thing I actually paid for out of pocket was the resource itself! I definitely think this is what made the lesson have a hook. YES my kids stayed on task & YES they loved these materials. We started out by doing questions 4-6 together so they had 3 examples. That left 9 patients for them. THEN I passed out the masks. I set 2-3 patients on each table & as they completed all the patients at their table they went to another table to solve. This kept it pretty organized! I checked answers as they went along & at the end of class we went over the top 2 that they struggled with.
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I’m sure this was SO engaging for your students! Very clever!
I wish my math teachers would have put this much thought into my education- I may have actually learned something!
Fun and rigorous! Chee Hoo, Brooklyn’s Brightest! Keep the fresh ideas coming!
I want to be a student in your class! I love how you engaged them but still focused on the learning!
So clever and interactive!
These are such great reminders for teachers. Thank you so much
Wow! This is so cool. math was never my best subject in school. I never had teachers make to come to life like this. I would have benefited so much from this. I am so glad there are teachers out there like you who care to make math meaningful and fun. This is awesome!
Love this!! Thank you for sharing, it looks like so much fun!