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Heather Sparks

8th Grade Math

Taft Middle School

Oklahoma City, OK

Urban Environment

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(11 Units, 100 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Rules of Exponents(10 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Welcome Back! (4 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Rules of Exponents(10 Lessons)

Unit 3 - How Big? How Small?(12 Lessons)

Unit 4 - So What's Rational About That?(5 Lessons)

Unit 5 - The Fabulous World of Functions(19 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Shapes On A Plane(5 Lessons)

Unit 7 - What's at the Root?(5 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Playing Around with Pythagoras(12 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Quantum of Solids(6 Lessons)

Unit 10 - It's All About the Rates(7 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Oni's Equation Adventure(15 Lessons)

Organizing Rules of Exponents

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:Students need to internalize five basic rules when dealing with exponents. Using a simple foldable and a series of lessons, students are able to articulate and apply each one in context.

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18 Resources

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Zero As an Exponent

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:After playing a matching game that provides some practice with recently learned rules for multiplying and dividing exponents, students will discover that a zero exponent simplifies to one.

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17 Resources

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Understanding Negative Exponents

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:This lesson will help students gain understanding about negative exponents and how they relate to fractional representations.

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11 Resources

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Simplifying Power to a Power

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:In this lesson, students will discover how to simplify expressions when a power is raised to another power.

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19 Resources

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Exponents with Coefficients

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:Simplifying exponential expressions becomes a bit more challenging when we add leading coefficients. This lesson will help students tackle this shift in rigor.

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31 Resources

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More Exponents with Coefficients

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:After taking our weekly CI Quiz, students will have additional practice simplifying expressions with leading coefficients.

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13 Resources

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Let's Play a Game of Hoops! Rules of Exponents Review

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:After learning five major rules of exponents during the past five days, students need to practice their skills of applying those rules according to given problems in this engaging review game.

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11 Resources

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Quick Quiz- Rules of Exponents

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:It's time to let students formally show what they know about applying rules of exponents.

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17 Resources

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Extending the Use of Exponents Part I

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:To consolidate understanding of the rules of exponents, students apply their skills to a scientific scenario involving bacterial growth.

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12 Resources

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Expanding the Use of Exponents Part II

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Rules of Exponents

Big Idea:To consolidate understanding of the rules of exponents, students apply their skills to a scientific scenario involving bacterial growth.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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