Kristen Frankie

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7.EE Ticket to Ride

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Malia is at an amusement park. She bought 14 tickets, and each ride requires 2 tickets. Write an expression that gives the number of tickets Malia has ...

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Exploring Krypto unavailable

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The rules of Krypto are amazingly simpleäóîcombine five numbers using the standard arithmetic operations to create a target number. Finding a solution to one of the more than 3 million possible combinations can be quite a challenge, but learners love it. This game helps to develop number sense, computational skill, and an understanding of the order of operations. Play this game online or use a deck of Krypto cards.

Material Type: Interactive, Lesson Plan

Introduction of Proportional Relationships

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Throughout this lesson, the teacher will explain equivalent fractions, plot them on a coordinate plane, connect and extend those points, then discuss the importance of the relationship and explore what the students notice about the relationship. (Math Solutions Training idea)

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Ants versus humans

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This task requires students to work with very large and small values expressed both in scientific notation and in decimal notation (standard form). In addition, students need to convert units of mass.

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8.NS Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Leanne makes the following observation: I know that \frac{1}{11} = 0.0909\ldots where the pattern 09 repeats forever. I also know that \frac{1}{9} = 0....

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Grade 8 Mathematics Module 1: Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation

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In Grade 8 Module 1, students expand their basic knowledge of positive integer exponents and prove the Laws of Exponents for any integer exponent.  Next, students work with numbers in the form of an integer multiplied by a power of 10 to express how many times as much one is than the other.  This leads into an explanation of scientific notation and continued work performing operations on numbers written in this form.

Material Type: Module