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My Curriculum

Heather Sparks

8th Grade Math

Taft Middle School

Oklahoma City, OK

Urban Environment

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(11 Units, 100 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Oni's Equation Adventure(15 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)

Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 1

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Once students understand that equations can be simplified to one solution, no solution, or infinitely many solutions, they can start to make sense of an equation's structure that cause these varying results.

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21 Resources

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 2

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Students analyze equations from the previous day's lesson to identify specific features that simplify to varying solutions. They then practice applying those structures to build their own equations.

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25 Resources

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 3

8th Grade Math

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Big Idea:Students learn how to solve linear equations that involve the distributive property and the combining of like terms.

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21 Resources

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 4

8th Grade Math

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Big Idea:Students graph two lines on the same coordinate grid to discover the solution that works for both equations. Then, they apply the concept to a real-world situation in Pizza Wars.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 5

8th Grade Math

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Big Idea:Now that students are getting the hang of finding the solution to systems of linear equations by graphing, I introduce special cases, examples of which are captured in a foldable.

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Oni's Equation Adventure-Day 6

8th Grade Math

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Big Idea:Now that students are comfortably graphing solutions to linear equations, they are ready to learn a new strategy: Elimination.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 7

8th Grade Math

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Big Idea:Now that students have an idea of solving systems employing elimination, it's time to see if they can analyze special cases for identifying characteristics.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 8

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Students learn yet another strategy for finding solutions to linear systems of equations: Substitution.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 9

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Students work through scaffolded problems to gain confidence in solving systems of linear equations using elimination.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 10

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Now that students understand how to use substitution to solve systems, they must analyze Oni's work for errors.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 11

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Now that students have learned three strategies for attacking systems of linear equations, we introduce word problems into the mix.

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21 Resources

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 12

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Students create their own systems word problems then exchange with others and solve.

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 13

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Today, students will rotate through 5 stations that will review the major topics of this unit including solving linear equations, using distributive property, solving systems of equations by graphing, elimination, and substitution, and finally solving word

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14 Resources

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 14

8th Grade Math

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Oni's Equation Adventure

Big Idea:Students compete as a class against the teacher in an epic game of Battleship. They must solve linear equations and systems of equations as well as word problems that lead to systems of equations.

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17 Resources

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Oni's Equation Adventure- Day 15

8th Grade Math

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Big Idea:As the unit comes to a close, students show their abilities to use and apply what they have learned on a nine-question assessment.

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