## Standard Form of a Linear Equation Foldable

Today I’m sharing a standard form of a linear equation foldable I created for my Algebra 1 classes.  Last week, my Algebra 1 students worked with linear equations in both slope intercept form and standard form.  We practiced graphing equations in standard form by converting to slope intercept form and by graphing intercepts.  At first, …

## Rise Over Run Reminders

My Algebra 1 students created this page in their interactive notebooks to help them remember how to do rise over run. We glued in a positive and a negative sign. One each symbol, we wrote the directions to rise and run in order to make each type of slope. Download Plus and Minus Signs

## HOY VUX Foldable for Graphing Horizontal and Vertical Lines

I want to share a HOY VUX foldable I created to remind my students how to graph vertical and horizontal lines. During my student teaching experience,  my eighth graders really struggled with graphing horizontal and vertical lines.  I was not presenting this material to them for the first time but reviewing it with them before …

## Slope Between Two Points – Around the Room Practice Activity

Do you want to give your students lots of practice finding the slope between two points?  Do you want to spark the interests of your students about what you will be learning that day?  More than that, do you want to spark the interests of every single person who walks into your room? Inspired by …

## Slope Intercept Form y=mx+b Foldable

Yesterday, I finally introduced my Algebra 1 students to slope intercept form using a new y=mx+b foldable that I created. .  I have had several students who have been really anxious to get to this part of the chapter.  These are students who are taking Algebra 1 for the second time or have moved in …

## Four Types of Slope Pictures

My Algebra 1 students recently completed a four types of slope pictures project. I’m excited to share the resulting slope artwork with you! This weekend and today were spent attending my first ever student council state convention.  It was full of fun and games and amazing speakers, but I have to admit that I am …

## Dice Activity for Reviewing Square Roots

Today I want to share with you the best activity ever for reviewing square roots. This is the first time I have ever taught my students to simplify square roots.  So, it may not be the best activity ever.  But, I can tell you that I have never had more engaged students in my Algebra …

## Solving Equations Auction Review Game

Well, after attending the Global Math Department‘s meeting over favorite review games, I knew I had to try out Alisan Royster‘s Review Auction idea. I created a Solving Equations Auction Review Game. I made up an auction sheet with 3 columns. The first column is pretty boring and just featured the lot number of each auction. The …

## Proportions Foldable

Nine weeks into the school year, I am still in love with foldables.  I feel like they have made such a difference in the attitudes of my students toward math. Some of our most recent interactive notebook pages in Algebra 1 have been over proportions. I especially like my proportions foldable. We did some unit …