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

What's Rational About That? Day 1

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

So What's Rational About That?

Big Idea:Students will learn identifying properties of rational and irrational numbers.

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What's Rational About That? Day 2

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

So What's Rational About That?

Big Idea:To reinforce the previous day's lesson, Students will create a human number line. They will then collaborate to sort given number cards and order those cards from least to greatest.

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What's Rational About That? Day 3

8th Grade Math

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So What's Rational About That?

Big Idea:Students will get practice truncating the decimal expansions of non-perfect square numbers in order to accurately place them on a number line.

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What's Rational About That? Day 4

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

So What's Rational About That?

Big Idea:Often times, students need several exposures to material before it begins to sink in. Today, we will play an online sorting game in teams to provide that needed practice identifying rational and irrational numbers before manipulating them mathematically.

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What's Rational About That? Day 5

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

So What's Rational About That?

Big Idea:Today's activity will give students the opportunity to solidify their understanding of rational and irrational numbers by creating sorting cards for their partners. This activity will serve as a quiz review.

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