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Math
8th Grade Math (Christa Lemily)
Unit
8
Unit 1: First Days of School
Unit 2: Exponents and Radicals
Unit 3: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Unit 4: Pythagorean Theorem
Unit 5: Functions
Unit 6: Transformations
Unit 7: Linear Equations in two Variables
Unit 8: Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations
Lesson
13
LESSON 1: Unit Project: The Tortoise and the Hare Day 1 of 2
LESSON 2: Pennies Lab Introduction to Systems of Equations Day 1 of 2
LESSON 3: Pennies Lab Introduction to Systems of Equations Day 2 of 2
LESSON 4: Baseball Helmets Day 1 of 2
LESSON 5: Baseball Helmets Day 2 of 2
LESSON 6: Classifying Solutions to Linear Equations Formative Assessment Lesson Day 1 of 3
LESSON 7: Classifying Solutions to Linear Equations Formative Assessment Lesson Day 2 of 3
LESSON 8: Classifying Solutions to Linear Equations Formative Assessment Lesson Day 3 of 3
LESSON 9: Unit Project: The Tortoise and the Hare Day 2 of 2
LESSON 10: Introducing Linear Combinations (Elimination Method)
LESSON 11: Introducing Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
LESSON 12: Battleship Activity Day 1 of 2
LESSON 13: Battles Ship Activity Day 2 of 2
LESSON 14: Systems of Simultaneous Linear Equations Unit Exam Day 1 of 2
LESSON 15: Systems of Simultaneous Linear Equations Unit Exam Day 2 of 2
Objective
Bellringer - Setting Up the Board
Playing the Game
Wrapping Up - Cleaning up the Mess
Battles Ship Activity Day 2 of 2
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Objective
SWBAT solve a system of equations by graphing, even when the equations are written in standard form.
Big Idea
Engage students in solving systems of equations by playing real life Battle Ship, fake bombs and all!
Lesson Author
Christa Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Grade Level
Eighth grade
Subjects
Math
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Algebra
solving equations
Linear and Nonlinear Equations
Standards
8.EE.C.8
Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations.
8.EE.C.8a
Understand that solutions to a system of two linear equations in two variables correspond to points of intersection of their graphs, because points of intersection satisfy both equations simultaneously.
HSA-REI.C.6
Solve systems of linear equations exactly and approximately (e.g., with graphs), focusing on pairs of linear equations in two variables.
MP3
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
MP6
Attend to precision.
MP7
Look for and make use of structure.
Bellringer - Setting Up the Board
10 minutes
Playing the Game
30 minutes
Culture for Learning - Intrinsic Motivation
Battle Ship Graphing.mov
Battleship Activity Day 2 of 2 Reflection.mov
Wrapping Up - Cleaning up the Mess
10 minutes
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Lesson Author
Christa Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Grade Level
Eighth grade
Subjects
Math
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Algebra
solving equations
Linear and Nonlinear Equations
Time
50 Minutes
Standards
8.EE.C.8
8.EE.C.8a
HSA-REI.C.6
MP3
MP6
MP7
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CC BY-NC 4.0
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