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Alg 1 Lesson Ideas
by Lea Ann Smith
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Alg 1 Lesson Ideas

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Expressions

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Matching

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Translating into words

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MARS matching

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Linear functions

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Stories

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Domain and Range

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Rap

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Equations to stories

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Desmos for y=mx+b

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Slope Intercept Race

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Desmos

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Linear Regression

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Patterns for Slope Intercept

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Walking lab

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Fawn patterns

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A specific pattern

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Meyer stacking

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Algebra Toolbox

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Slope Intercept warmup

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Graphing warm up

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In n out burger

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Putt Putt Golf, Desmos, D&R

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Bungee Barbie

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Rule of Four

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Is it linear?

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Horiz slope

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A plus Desmos

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Mathalicious Dominos

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y=mx+b rap

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Rise Up, Run Out

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Match my line (Desmos)

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Marbleslides (Desmos)

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Classroom Activities

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Mathalicious

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Geogebra

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Bourassa Exeter

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Desmos

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Whiteboards

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Quizzes in videos

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Braingenie, Flexmath

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First day

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Socrative

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Mangahigh

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Block Games

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Row Games

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Dot Game

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I Speak Math Summary

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Up and About

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Footloose

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Tic Tac Toe

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Group Practice

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Trashsketball

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Stations

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Web Resources to try

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Hot Seat Review

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Mistakes

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Kahoot

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Gooru

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Speed Dating

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War

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Solve, Crumple, Toss

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Google apps

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Flapping Bird

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Origami and math

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Big Ugly Spider

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Systems

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Resources

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Diaper intersections

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Jeopardy

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idea behind

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Exponential fcns

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Ebola

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Problem Based

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3 Acts

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Summary of all of 'em

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Deconstructing, Fawn

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Notice and Wonder

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Talking Points

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Maps from Justin

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Modeling, Sequences, Series

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Graphing stories

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Sequences worksheet

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Math and Blue Crabs

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Patterns

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Quadratics

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Dice Activity

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Zero Product Property

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Cool Video

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Patterns

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Slide and Divide

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MARS matching

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Investigating graphs

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Basketball quadratics

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Mem Quad form

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Desmos

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More Desmos

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Solving Jeopardy

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More videos

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Pyth Thm videos

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MJ Hang time video

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Statistics

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Correlation activity

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Module 2, NY

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Nice summary

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Line of Best Fit, Gapminder

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Old Math Dog lessons

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Review Ideas

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Assortment

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Stations

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Real Numbers

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Zero Game

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Power Up Game

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Abs Value blackjack

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New Idea

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Solving Equations

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Tic Tac Toe game

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Math Magic

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Square Puzzle

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Trashsketball

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Algebra Toolbox

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Desmos arith to alg

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one step game

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Add it up

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Exponents

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I have who has

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Approximating radicals in a SBAC thing

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Exponents song

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Polynomials

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Foil Joke

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Add and Sub PP

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Proportions

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phone battery

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Function concept

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Real world to graphs

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Functions with features

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Machines

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Demo

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TMC14

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Outline 5-12-13

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Warm Ups

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Casting

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online whiteboard

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Tablet PC teacher

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTYKcHJyLN4 http://mathequalslove.blogspot.com/2014/09/singing-and-writing-math-songs.html

http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/2013/09/air-travel-google-apps-style.html

There is a video of this in graphing videos that could move the discussion along.

In Google drive under Alg 1 200

Put links to relevant practice sections on class web site as year goes on?

http://blog.mrmeyer.com/?p=17716&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+dydan1+%28dy%2Fdan+posts+%2B+lessons%29

Put them in one to one folder in education folder on my documents. Good ones for slope and exponents. also here:http://function-of-time.blogspot.com/2009/12/row-games-galore.html rational expressions onehttp://kalamitykat.com/2010/10/02/row-game-simplify-rational-expressions/

Teacher puts up a problem. Everyone works on it - students may work with anyone else in the room that they want to until everyone is done. A random student is chosen who puts their work under the document camera and explains what they did. If they are correct, the class gets a point. For every one/two/three (depends on how generous I'm feeling) points the class earns, a homework problem is removed from that night's assignment. When presenting this activity, I make it very clear that if a student has the wrong solution, it's an issue for the class, not for that student - the class wins or loses as a group. Therefore, everyone has the responsibility of making sure they check what they have with others and get help if they are confused and everyone has the responsibility of checking in with others to make sure that no one is sitting alone and confused. Kids seem to take the idea of group responsibility very seriously when we do this. Maybe it's a middle school thing, but kids are running around the class, talking with each other, arguing about whether their answer is correct or not, and reaching out to kids they see sitting by themselves. The group responsibility piece also makes kids that would rather just sit on the sidelines or be quietly confused work harder and engage more fully since they don't want to let their peers down. When I first tried this, I worried that kids would feel the pressure in a bad way, but instead, it seems to result in an increase in support and encouragement, which makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.

http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/ Using algebra to solve interesting problems http://blog.kevinkrenz.com/2012/08/nbi-modeling-temperatures-with-geogebra.html http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/09/infuse-learning-great-student-response.html#.UFTt9I1mThI student response system http://mathmistakes.org/?page_id=75 http://braingenie.com/

Old maid, pair up cards and don't get left with the spider. Any problems can be used, problem and answer form pairs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAkMUdeB06o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOTs2ck1_jU