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Intervention Class ... Back to Basics

Twenty Years Teaching Math
GRADES 6, 7, 8:

  • Secrist Middle School
  • Hohokam Middle School
  • Valencia Middle School
  • Tse Ho Tso Middle School
  • Sierrra Middle School
  • Dodge Middle School


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Stopwatch


Set Timer

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Interactive
FLASH CARDS

Set UP to do practice
Choose: operation Add or Multiply
Choose level: Medium or Difficulty
Choose answer choice: Multiple choice OR ___fill in blank
Students can open two screens:
one is timer and one is practice

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Math is Fun .com
MEMORY GAME
Slide down to 2nd chart:
Select X Facts
(auto timer starts)


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Math
Definitions
Illustrated

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Math is Fun
GAMES

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Northeastern EDU
/resource-for-kids

[Chase] Math Games

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C o o l
Math

Logic
Games

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K-12 IXL.com
Math Tutorials
and Practice

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Lesson: PLACE VALUE
... (Read DECIMALS)

Video (11:50 min) Place Value explained with DECIMAL POINT as point of reference

Video (1:02 min) SONG: Place Value

Video (2:57 min) "Rockin" RAP: Place Value

Video (3:35 min) "Shake it Off" Song: Place Value and Expanded Form


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Math is Fun
K-12 index

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Decimal - Fraction - Percent
Decimals
Fractions
Percent

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Factors
[Think: Factors Fit Inside]


Multiples
[Think: Multiples Make More]

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HOLT MATH series with tutorial LINKS for on-line math help.

Note:HOLT MATH is copy-written and may not be reproduced or copied
without written permission from that publisher.

Link to amazon.com
HOLT MATH Assessment

DECIMALS , estimate
and Word Problems

DECIMALS,
ADD and SUBTRACT

estimate Word Problems

DECIMALS, MULTIPLY
estimate,
Word Problem as ratio (divide to solve)

DECIMALS, DIVIDE
estimate and Word Problems

INTEGERS: number line,
order, compare, absolute value

INTEGERS: ADD,
substitute values for
variables, Word Problems

INTEGERS: MULTIPLY
use numberline,
substitute values for variables,
Word Problems

Integers: SUBTRACT,
use numberline,
substitute values for variables,
and Word Problems


INTEGER ADD RULES

Sing to the tune of "Row Your Boat"

Same signs add in line,
Different signs subtract,
Keep the sign of the LONGER number.
Now, you'll be exact!

Integers: SUBTRACT,
means add opposite
So to solve change subtract to addition
and change the integer sign that follows
Example 1: - - becomes + +
-7 - 7 becomes + 7 + 7
Example 2: - + becomes + -
-8 + 8 becomes + 8 - 8


Note: Do not change addition,
just follow the add rules

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M&M Project:
(fractions & percent)

* Comparing snack packs,
are all colors equally distributed?
* What is the least likely color in a pack?
* What is the most occuring color ?

Step 1: Open your spiral and write your estimate of the total M&M pieces inside your pack.
Step 2: Open your pack to record colors and # of each.
[Then eat your candy.]
Step 3: Fill out worksheet (s).Do complete circle graph. Draw percentage of colors inside your pack.
Step 4: Post your results.

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[ updated Feb 2019 ]