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Heather Sparks

8th Grade Math

Taft Middle School

Oklahoma City, OK

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(11 Units, 100 Lessons)

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

Graphing Unit Rates

8th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:Students will take real-life scenarios, determine the mathematical relationship (unit rate), then represent it in a table, equation or graph.

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26 Resources

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Determining Unit Rates From Graphs

8th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:Today's Work Time activity provides students additional practice calculating unit rate (and slope) from graphs, many of which include fractional rates.

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21 Resources

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Comparing Rates in Various Forms

8th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:Once students are proficient at determining unit rates from graphs, it's now time for them to compare those rates to ones in different forms: tables and equations.

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19 Resources

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Finding Slope from Two Points

8th Grade Math

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It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:In this lesson, students build upon their understanding of slope by deriving the slope formula and then applying it.

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20 Resources

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Applying Rates of Similar Triangles

8th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:Through an exploration task and an application exercise, students will learn how similar triangles relate to slope and proportional reasoning.

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19 Resources

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Deriving y = mx + b

8th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:Students learn where the slope-intercept equation of a line comes from through a series of interactive activities.

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20 Resources

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BAZINGA! Rates Review Game

8th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

It's All About the Rates

Big Idea:Groups of students compete with others in this engaging review game that touches on all topics from the rates unit.

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11 Resources

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