High School Math Lesson Plans
Nets of 3 Dimensional Objects - Students will be able to use concrete
materials to help them understand the concept of nets. Being able to take
an object and spread it out flat is much easier to see in concrete terms
rather than in the abstract.
- Finding Square Footage - The student
will be able to calculate the square footage of a given area.
- Math on a Map - Students will practice finding
a variety of information using a satellite picture of their hometown.
This would be a great activity to use for review or when there is a substitute.
- Percentages - Students will be able
to apply percentages to real life situations by figuring the amount of
income tax that will be withheld from a salary.
Tangrams to Find Patterns - Students will create patterns using tangram
pieces inside a shoe box lid. After they have placed the pieces in the
lid, they will count how many shapes there are. So, if they use triangle
shapes, they will count how many different triangles there are in the
Value - Absolute is the distance from the number to zero on the number
line; it is always positive or zero.
and Subtract Integers - Identify positive and negative integers on
a number line.
Decimals - Students will be able to use computation skills to add
decimals for the correct sum.
with Negative Numbers - To be able to add positive and negative numbers
Hourly Wages - Students will learn the proper way to calculate hourly
wages including taxes,and tips, etc.
Graphs with y-intercept - After graphing lines students will find
ordered pairs which cross the y & x axis.
the Square - Quadratic functions and solving them using completing
Numbers - Students learn about imaginary numbers, and more broadly,
Triangles - Students will identify congruent triangles using SSS,
SAS or ASA theorems.
Principles and Probability - Probability is the relative likelihood
that an event will occur.
and Midpoint - Students wills be able to identify which formula to
use, distance/midpoint formula, to solve each word problem.
Rational Expressions - Students will gain confidence in preexisting
skills (dividing fractions and factoring polynomials) as a result of combining
prior knowledge to form a new skill (diving rational algebraic expressions).
Parabolas - When students finish this lesson they will know what the
values a,h, and k do in the formula y = a(x-h)+k.
values of functions - Find the absolute maximum, minimum values of
by Grouping - Each student will understand that there are other ways
to factor polynomials.
Method - For students to successfully retain and use the foil method
to expand two binomials.
Operations - To show students how to add, subtract, multiply, and
divide two different functions or a function to itself.
Transformations - Students will understand the concepts of reflection
and translation as transformations of points, lines and objects.
of Rational Functions - Review and demonstrate the characteristics
of the graphs of rational functions.
do you measure a circle? - Students will be able to identify and measure
a circles circumference, diameter, radius, and area.
Tax - Students should understand and identify different types of taxes.
to Slope - Given a line on a coordinate plane,students will identify
the type of slope of the line.
to Radicals - Students will be able to complete the KWL and List-Group-Label
worksheets in a timely fashion.
to Solving Equations - The goal of this lesson is for all students
to be able to solve linear equations using addition and subtraction.
Functions - Have students be able to describe the steps for finding
the inverse of a relation.
Polynomials - For students to learn how to factor successfully difference
of two squares, perfect square trinomials, and difference of two cubes.
Special Polynomials - Students will understand the fundamentals of
factoring and apply them to special polynomials.
& Line Graphs - Students will be able to understand, represent, and
use numbers in a variety of equivalent forms.
Tables/Histograms - Students will learn to organize data in the form
of graphs and tables. Students will learn to interpret data from graphs.
Graphing Equations - Students will identify linear equations and graph
them using 2-3 coordinate points.
relationships that model real world situations - Students will review
prior knowledge to recognize,graph and solve linear equations.
Change As A Cashier - Calculating change given a specified purchase
and given the amount of money handed to the cashier.
- Moderate Program - The students will learn to enter data into the
calculator with minimal assistance.
Multiplying Polynomials - To learn how to Multiply Polynomials big
Program of Studies K-12 - To teach non-major students about the Math
curriculum in meaningful and fun way.
Management - Students will be able to gain an understanding of Budgets,
saving and life choices through basic math.
Binomials with F.O.I.L - To learn the basic concept of algebra and
properties like associative, commutative and distributive in and algebraic
and Dividing Radicals - To teach students how to multiply and divide
Polynomials - Students will learn how to multiply polynomials using
Distributive Properties and the FOIL method.
Variables w/ Exponents - Students will learn that when variables are
the same and being multiplied, the exponents should be added. ie x^2*x^5=x^7.
for Families of Graphs - The students will be a to identify the different
types of parent graphs and different transformations.
Logarithms - To show students what natural logarithms are.
in Money - How percentages are used in the various daily exchanges
Value Up To 6 Digits - Multiplying a number by ten shifts all the
digits in a number to the left one digit and adds a zero onto the end
of the number.
Functions - To introduce or reintroduce students to polynomial functions.
and Linear Factor - Students get practice at writing polynomials in
standard form, i.e. moving from factored form to standard form.
Probability Distributions - Student will learn how to make a frequency
table and use it to find probabilities.
Strategies and Group Building - Students should be able to do this
several times using different thinking skill sets.
Triangle Congruency - Triangle congruency is proven through the use
of one of five postulate and theorems available
Exponents - Show students what rational exponents are, and their relationship
to radical expressions.
Expressions - To show students how to add and subtract rational expressions.
Rates - Related rates are when you compute the rate of change of one
quantity in terms of the rate of change of another quantity.
and Functions - To Determine whether a relation is a function.
of Polynomial Equations - Show students the rational root theorem
and how and when to use it.
Notation - Estimate, compute and solve problems involving scientific
notation, square roots and numbers with integer exponents.
and Solving Equations - Extrapolate a requested data point for a given
scatter plot, determine the equation of a line, given two points on the
line or the slope of a line and point of a line.
Equations and Inequalities Using Different Methods - We look at a
wide range of options.
Systems of Equations (Gr) - The learner will solve systems of equations
by graphing linear equations.
Polynomial Equations - Teach students how to solve polynomial equations
by graphing, using sum and difference of cubes, using the quadratic formula,using
a quadratic form, and factoring.
Quadratic Equations - Students will understand what their answers
mean and the different possible types of answers we can have.
Radical Equations - In the first day, the goal is to show students
how to solve equations with rational exponents and/or radicals. T
Rational Equations - To teach students how to solve complex fractions
and/or rational equations.
Area of Geometric Shapes - In this unit, students will apply their
knowledge of area of common geometric figures to determine the surface
area of a common space figure.
Mathematics - The mathematical subject matter covered in this lesson
is a review of chapters taught to this point.
Functions - My students will know how to find the sine, cosine, and
tangent of right triangles using the sides of the triangle.
Quadratic Formula - Students will understand that the quadratic formula
is not some random formula.
on both Sides - Balancing equations, isolating a variable, combining
like terms, and manipulating both sides of an equation algebraically.
with Polygons - The students will be able to identify and describe
Polygons using the Geoboard and manipulatives to a partner.
the Word Problem - To read a problem and extract key information in
order to answer a question. Solve word problems.
Algebraic Expressions - Vocabulary variables algebraic expression
factors product power base exponent evaluate.
50 High School Math Lesson Plans