I created this factoring quadratics using the box method foldable for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their interactive notebooks. My students (and I) seemed to appreciate the visual nature of this approach. Alternate Version of Factoring Quadratics Using the Box Method Foldable I updated this foldable in 2017 when I used it with …

# Quadratics

I created this conjugates interactive notebook page for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their notebooks. Free Download of Conjugates INB Page

I created this solving quadratics by graphing INB page for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their interactive notebooks. We did this directly after solving quadratics by factoring. I used the same equations from the factoring page so students could (hopefully!) make the connection between finding x-intercepts and finding solutions. Free Download of Solving …

I created the completing the square foldable for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their interactive notebooks. It encourages them to use an algebra tile representation for completing the square in order to set up their working. I gave students four of their own problems to work on the inside of the foldable. Free …

Here is the interactive notebook page I created for my Algebra 2 students over solving quadratics by factoring. I typed up the Zero-Product Property for students to cut out and glue in their notebooks. In the future, I’d probably type up the steps as well to save time. I might make them fill in …

One of my favorite ways to help students to memorize the quadratic formula is to lead them in quadratic formula songs. Here are several different songs I have used with students in Algebra 2. Emily Freeman shared several versions of the quadratic formula song with me. I already knew the Pop Goes the Weasel version …

I was inspired by Journal Wizard to create a Quadratic Formula Tangram Puzzle for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their interactive notebooks. To create the tangram puzzle, I printed a tangram square, wrote my message on top, cut the puzzle apart, and copied the pieces for my students to cut apart and glue …

I created this completing the square graphic organizer for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their interactive notebooks after we explored completing the square with algebra tiles. This student obviously did not pay attention when we were completing the square. I guess he did complete the square, but… To illustrate completing the square, I …

I got a chance to experience the constant chair regression activity at a common core workshop that I attended (OGAP) during the summer of 2013. I have never seen this activity posted anywhere online, so I am not sure of the original source. I am blogging about the activities that we worked through in an …

I worked through the How Tall is Harold? quadratics task from CPM’s Algebra 2 Connections Curriculum at a 2013 Common Core Workshop I attended (OGAP). I am blogging about the activities we did last summer so that they are easier for me to find when I go to plan lessons. I hope these ideas will …