Lesson Plans for Resource Math 8
Monday, October 28, 2013

Bellwork
1. Record homework in planner. 2. Pass back papers. Give students 5 minutes to organize in binders. 3. Notify students of their 1st quarter grades. 4. Assign new seats. 5. Bellwork: Complete 8th Grade Math Minute 34. Go over correct answers, correct mistakes with grading pen, and record score in Math Minute journal. Lesson (The "Real" Distributive Property) 1. Drill and practice one step and two step equations for 5 minutes. 2. Introduce the real distributive property with notes, examples and guided practice. 3. Independent practice and one to one instruction as needed: "The Real Distributive Property" worksheet. 4. Exit ticket: one step equations. Homework Complete "The Real Distributive Property" worksheet. Work on assigned lessons in Study Island. Other Work on lessons in XtraMath. Remember each operation that you master is worth bonus points. Files

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Bellwork
1. Record homework in planner. 2. Bellwork: Complete 8th Grade Math Minute 35. Go over correct answers and record score on data sheet. 3. Rational/Irrational Numbers Sorting Challengeteams of 2 students Lesson (MultiStep Equations/Putting It All Together) 1. Drill and practice one and two step equations for 5 minutes. 2. Present 4 steps for solving advanced equations with an example: 1. Eliminate parenthesis by applying the distributive property. 2. Simplify by combining like terms. 3. Get the variables on one side. 4. Solve for the variable. 3. Guided practice with "MultiStep Equations" worksheet, (#115) odds. 4. Independent practice and onetoone instruction as needed with evens (#115) on "MultiStep Equations" worksheet. 5. Writing Prompt Exit ticket: Describe in your own words how to solve a one step equation. Homework Work on assigned Study Island lessons. Complete #115 evens on the "MultiStep Equations" worksheet. Other Work on XtraMath. Remember there are bonus point, homework, and treat incentives for mastery of each operation. Files

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Bellwork
1. Record homework in planner. 2. Complete 8th Grade Math Minute 36. Go over correct answers, correct mistakes and record score in Math Minute journal. 3. Put homework problems on the board: "MultiStep Equations" worksheet, #115 evens 4. Show students math vocabulary review game at flashcardmachine.com. Give students sheet with username and password to access the file at home. 5. Distribute information about LearnZillion website. Lesson (More MultiStep Equations) 1. Drill and practice one and two step equations for 5 minutes. 2. Cooperative learning: MultiStep Equations Mania in teams of 2 or 3 3. Independent practice with onetoone assistance as needed on "More MultiStep Equations" worksheet. 4. Exit ticket: two step equations Homework Work on assigned Study Island lessons. Work on XtraMath lessons. Other Please maintain an organized math binder. Files

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Bellwork
1. Record homework in planner. 2. Bellwork: Complete 8th Grade Math Minute 37. Go over correct answers, correct mistakes and record score in Math Minute journal. 3. Go over homework: "More MultiStep Equations." Lesson (Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides) 1. Drill and practice basic multistep equations for 5 minutes. 1. Review 4 steps for solving advanced equations. Present an example with variables on both sides. Demonstrate how to get the variables on one side. 2. Guided practice with the back of the "MultiStep Equations" worksheet, (#113), odds. 3. Independent practice and onetoone instruction as needed with evens (#113) on "MultiStep Equations" worksheet. 4. Exit Ticketalgebra vocabulary Homework Complete the even numbered problems on the back of the "MultiStep Equations worksheet given to you on Tuesday. Work on Study Island, LearnZillion, Moby Max or XtraMath lesson for at least 15 minutes. Other Please continue to maintain an organized math binder. Files

Friday, November 1, 2013

Bellwork
1. Record homework in planner. 2. Bellwork: Complete 8th Grade Math Minute 38. Go over correct answers, correct mistakes and record score in Math Minute journal. 3. Go over homework: #113 evens on the back of "MultiStep Equations" worksheet. Lesson (Solving Equations with Special Solutions) 1. Drill and practice basic multistep equations for 5 minutes. 2. Introduce equations with special solutions such as "no solution" and "all real numbers." 3. Complete guided practice problems. 4. Independent practice and onetoone instruction as needed: "Special Solutions" worksheet. 5. Exit TicketDescribe one thing that you learned in math this week. Name one topic covered this week that you don't understand or one topic that you feel you need to practice more. Homework Complete "Special Solutions" worksheet. Work on Study Island, LearnZillion, Moby Max, or XtraMath lesson for at least 15 minutes. Other Please maintain an organized math binder. Files
