### Mr Slope Guy

OK. I was mildly obsessed over meeting Mr Slope Guy for the first time. I was observing two novice teachers, and they were using Mr Slope Guy as a mnemonic for students in analyzing slope. But I think he could be fated for bigger and better adventures. Since my son Xavier is a budding comic book artist, we put together the following (PDF of the whole comic), with some inking support from Ysabela. The problem was whether MSG was a hero or villain, and he wound up needing to be defeated. He is…

### 8th Grade Math: Units 3 and 4

Here is a picture dump! I'll try to compile a list of original resources that I borrowed from and then share what I can. But for now, a pictographic story of my interactive notebook for units 3 and 4. I have added a few, quick notes about particular times under the photos. The "Remember on my Retest" pages is a blank organizer that lists each objective on our test. Students fill out reminders to themselves about what to study as they make corrections to their original test. For more on…

### Slope Four Ways! Finding Slope Task Card Activity

These 30 task cards can be used in a multitude of ways. Included, students will find slope in four ways: 1. From a graph 2. From an equation 3. From a table 4. From two given points Task cards can be used for groups, partners, stations, around the room passing activity, individual, review, etc. So...

### Feed Your Students a Hot Cup of Alphabet Slope

Years ago I found this short "Sloping Letters" activity which asks students to view the letters of the alphabet as line segments with posi...

### 25 Geeky Math Jokes To Celebrate Pi Day

Clearly the limit of this humor is ∞. Add your face to X and divide by these jokes, and it equals laughs! Solve for X. And don't forget to celebrate every year! Because Pi Day is infinite.

### Rate of Change

Many of the 7th grade standards in South Carolina have me cover topics very briefly. If I follow the standard exactly I have to literally fi...

### Transformations Notebook Pages

I love teaching transformations. It's one of my favorite times of the year in math class. I spent a lot of time looking at different ideas for our interactive notebooks and this is what we did. I...

### Slope Dude

WEBSITE: http://www.teachertube.com/mathSlope dude loves to ski. He teaches us by talking while he skis the course. We learn from him that uphill slopes ar...

### The Best Pythagorean Theorem Rap Ever

Written by Ernesto LaraVideo produced by Jake "2Pi" Scott, 2 Pi ProductionsLyrics:It's mathematicsmathematical symbols and signsthe most complex becomes simp...

### Line of Best Fit

This activity allows the user to enter a set of data, plot the data on a coordinate grid, and determine the equation for a line of best fit.

### Proportionality formulae conceptual card sort

To help pupils understand the main concepts in the topic of proportionality formulae I have created this conceptual card sort. Pupils have to sort the cards into eight groups based on the types of …

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### vertical turn by alltelleringet on DeviantArt

Made in the summer of 2009. The photo is made out of 3 different photos taken from 3 different heights. vertical turn

### Slope-Intercept Form Battleship

I've seen a few variations of using the famous game Battleship in math class. Who among us hasn't used it (or at least the concept) when re...