by Carrie Duncan | Apr 16, 2018 | Grades 6–8

By Kate Nowak This task is the first part of the culminating lesson of unit 2 in grade 8, which is about dilations and similarity. (You will need to create a free teacher account to open the link.) It is a variation on the popular “use shadows and similar triangles to...
by Carrie Duncan | Feb 6, 2018 | Grades 6–8

By William McCallum In my last post I wrote about the following standard, and mentioned that I could write a whole blog post about the first comma. 8.F.A.3. Interpret the equation $y = mx + b$ as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give...