1. Discovering the Ratio of Pi

    • Resource ID: TXLS031A
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Students will discover the ratio of pi by relating the circumference to the diameter of various circles. Students will use this ratio to approximate the formulas for circumference.

  2. Compound Probability: Independent vs. Dependent Events

    • Resource ID: TXLS044
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Students will review steps for solving compound probability problems through an activity involving doughnuts. Students will then determine the difference between independent and dependent events through compound probability task cards. To encourage students to work through their struggle, students will rate themselves on a scale measuring effort and achievement at the end of the lesson.

  3. Drawing Conclusions about Three-Dimensional Figures from Nets

    • Resource ID: M7M3L16
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Math

    Given a net for a three-dimensional figure, the student will make conjectures and draw conclusions about the three-dimensional figure formed by the given net.

  4. Using Models to Connect to and Understand Volume Formulas

    • Resource ID: M8M3L1*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    The student will use models to develop formulas and connect them to the volume of prisms, spheres, cylinders, pyramids, and cones.

  5. Estimating Measurements and Using Formulas: Surface Area

    • Resource ID: M8M3L3*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given application problems involving lateral or total surface area the student will estimate measurements and solve the problems.

  6. Estimating Measurements and Using Formulas: Volume

    • Resource ID: M8M3L4*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given application problems involving volume, the student will estimate measurements and solve the problems.

  7. Estimating Measurements and Using Models and Formulas: 3-Dimensional Figures

    • Resource ID: M8M3L5*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given application problems involving 3-dimensional figures, the student will estimate measurements, including surface area and/or volume, then solve the problems.

  8. Using the Pythagorean Theorem to Solve Indirect Measurements

    • Resource ID: M8M3L6*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given real-life problems, the student will use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve the problems.

  9. Approximating the Value of Irrational Numbers

    • Resource ID: M8M1L2*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given problem situations that include pictorial representations of irrational numbers, the student will find the approximate value of the irrational numbers.

  10. Expressing Numbers in Scientific Notation

    • Resource ID: M8M1L3*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given problem situations, the student will express numbers in scientific notation.

  11. Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers

    • Resource ID: M8M1L4*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given a problem situation, the student will compare and order integers, percents, positive and negative fractions and decimals with or without a calculator.

  12. Determining if a Relationship is a Functional Relationship

    • Resource ID: M8M2L15*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    The student is expected to gather and record data & use data sets to determine functional relationships between quantities.

  13. Developing the Concept of Slope

    • Resource ID: M8M2L4*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given multiple representations of linear functions, the student will develop the concept of slope as a rate of change.

  14. Generating Different Representations of Relationships

    • Resource ID: M8M2L8*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given problems that include data, the student will generate different representations, such as a table, graph, equation, or verbal description.

  15. Predicting, Finding, and Justifying Data from a Graph

    • Resource ID: M8M2L10
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given data in the form of a graph, the student will use the graph to interpret solutions to problems.

  16. Comparing and Contrasting Proportional and Non-Proportional Linear Relationships

    • Resource ID: M8M2L14*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given problem solving situations, the student will solve the problems by comparing and contrasting proportional and non-proportional linear relationships.

  17. Demonstrating the Pythagorean Theorem

    • Resource ID: M8M3L2*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given pictures or models that represent the Pythagorean Theorem, the student will demonstrate an understanding of the theorem.

  18. Graphing Proportional Relationships

    • Resource ID: M8M2L5*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given a proportional relationship, students will be able to graph a set of data from the relationship and interpret the unit rate as the slope of the line.

  19. Writing Geometric Relationships

    • Resource ID: M8M3L8*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given information in a geometric context, students will be able to use informal arguments to establish facts about the angle sum and exterior angle of triangles, the angles created when parallel lines are cut by a transversal, and the angle-angle criterion for similarity of triangles.

  20. Solutions of Simultaneous Equations

    • Resource ID: M8M3L9*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given a graph of two simultaneous equations, students will be able to interpret the intersection of the graphs as the solution to the two equations.