Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 1/14/14 Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 10/29/13 Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 11/22/13 Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 12/13/13

AREA OF TRIANGLES, PARALLELOGRAMS, TRAPEZOIDS AND CIRCLES MSU virtual manipulatives - several ways to visualize area, including covering and counting - works well with a parallelogram Table for 22: Real-World Geometry Problem - a Teaching Channel video about area and perimeter Area of a triangle - virtual manipulative and lots of explanation at Math Warehouse Interesting Geometer's Sketchpad sketches, including a sketch for NCTM Box Investigation, Visually Exploring a Cone's Net, and Visually Explaining a Circle's Area

SURFACE AREA Geometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume - interactive lessons and simulations from the Annenberg Learner Channel website about using nets to find surface area and filling solids with unit cubes to find volume Area Contractor - an NCTM Illuminations lesson on finding surface area

Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 10/29/13

Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 11/22/13

Powerpoint from Middle School Mathematics Academy session 12/13/13

NEW*Ways to provide intervention support in the classroomNEW*Asking Better Questions: Six Ways to Improve Classroom DiscussionsNEW*Five Ways to Solve Proportion ProblemsNorth Carolina Common Core "unpacking" documents - each standard has an explanation with examples

6th grade

7th grade

8th grade

Operations with Fractions teaching packet, including Decimals and Percents diagnostic assessment and Basic Fraction Concepts diagnostic assessment

A Passion for Fractions (Teaching Channel video of a goofy guy in the U.K. teaching about pi and other decimals)

Grid for collaborative area problem

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally, by John A. Van de Walle

Authentic situations involving negative numbers.doc

Hot and cold cubes worksheet

Experiences with Patterning, by Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Glenda Lappan and Elizabeth Phillips, copyright 1997 by NCTM

Multiplication and division practice as equations

## GEOMETRY RESOURCES

An interactive applet for exploring quadrilaterals, from MathIsFun.comProof of Pythagorean Theorem by rearrangement (doesn't work well in Google Chrome)

Exploring Angles in a Linear Pair

Exploring Vertical Angles

Exploring Exterior Angles of a Triangle

Exploring Angles on a Transversal

AREA OF TRIANGLES, PARALLELOGRAMS, TRAPEZOIDS AND CIRCLESMSU virtual manipulatives - several ways to visualize area, including covering and counting - works well with a parallelogram

Table for 22: Real-World Geometry Problem - a Teaching Channel video about area and perimeter

Area of a triangle - virtual manipulative and lots of explanation at Math Warehouse

Interesting Geometer's Sketchpad sketches, including a sketch for NCTM Box Investigation, Visually Exploring a Cone's Net, and Visually Explaining a Circle's Area

UNFOLDING 3D SHAPES TO MAKE NETSFishing for the Best Prism - an NCTM Illuminations lesson on building cube nets from Polydrons and paper

Unfolding a cube and rectangular prism - online simulations

Unfolding a cylinder - YouTube

Cube Nets - figure out which nets will make a cube

More Cube Nets - a pdf that shows all 11 possible cube nets, a sheet of 20 possibilities for students to consider, and an answer page

Nets to cut out and computer simulations for polyhedra including Platonic Solids from MathsIsFun.com

Simulation showing nets of solids, on NCTM Illuminations

Making a "Shape Jacket" - beginning work with nets, on NCTM Illuminations

SURFACE AREAGeometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume - interactive lessons and simulations from the Annenberg Learner Channel website about using nets to find surface area and filling solids with unit cubes to find volume

Area Contractor - an NCTM Illuminations lesson on finding surface area

VISUALIZING SOLIDSSolids - descriptions and 3D spinning models (this page is for prisms, other solids are linked at bottom of page)

Constructing a Three-Dimensional Model - an NCTM Illuminations lesson

VOLUMESurface Area and Volume: An interactive simulation from CSERD/NSDL

Geometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume - interactive lessons and simulations from the Annenberg Learner Channel website about using nets to find surface area and filling solids with unit cubes to find volume

Volume of a right rectangular prism (cuboid) - an interactive tool from MathIsFun.com

Lesson Plan to go with the Surface Area and Volume simulation above

LearnZillion video of finding volume of a right rectangular prism by filling with unit cubes

Interactive simulation of finding volume of a cube from Math Open Reference

Finding volume of a rectangular prism by filling with unit cubes - an interactive from NCTM Illuminations

Building a Box lesson plan, from NCTM Illuminations

Building a Box interactive graph and drawing (Maximum volume of a cut-out box)

Maximizing volume of a cut-out box explanation with nice interactive simulation - scroll down and click "Launch Presentation"

Nice explanation of solving the Maximum volume of a cut-out box

Interesting Geometer's Sketchpad sketches, including a sketch for NCTM Box Investigation, Visually Exploring a Cone's Net, and Visually Explaining a Circle's Area

How High? a virtual manipulative from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives about volume

Fill and Pour, a virtual manipulative reasoning game from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives involving volume

Lots of volume practice problems, from Nexus Learning online textbook

Teaching lessons and ideas for area and volume, from TIPS4RM

Soup Can activity for finding volume and surface area of cylinder

Descriptions of how to calculate volume of cylinders, pyramids, cones

## Statistics resources

Two-way frequency tables, from Glencoe Publishing, Math OnlineWebsite for calculating statistics of a data set, including MAD

Online box plot generator

College Athletes' Heights for 7.SP.3-4