Middle School Level Math Lesson Plans
Integers - Students will use two different types of cereal to practice
adding positive and negative integers. This will help them visualize how
numbers cancel each other out.
circumference, diameter, and radius - This activity will allow students
to measure the circumference, diameter, and radius of a circle in a hands-on
way. By being able to manipulate a circle and stretch it out the idea
of circumference will be more concrete. Students will use each other,
desks, and chairs to create circles that can be measured.
points on a graph - The students will use graph paper to plot points
on a graph. When the points are connected they will make a familiar shape,
number, or letter. They will practice reading coordinates to each other,
as well as, practice plotting them. The activity is meant to be fun and
light, not competitive or stressful.
- The students will explore and create a poster design using polygons.
The posters will be displayed in the classroom and students will be challenged
to name as many of them as they can. This activity will allow students
a tactile, expressive way to learn about polygons.
- The student will be able to identify objects that are symmetrical
and draw half of an object by looking at the other half.
Days of Christmas - Love = Cost? - By the end of this class students
will be able to that information from a chart and determine the relationship
that the number have.
Plan for Problem Solving - Students will solve problems by using the
Fractions and Mixed Numbers - To add fractions and mixed numbers with
and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions - Students will be able to add
and subtract fractions with unlike denominators by using their learned
skills to find the greatest common factor and applying it to create fractions
with like denominators.
and Subtracting Decimals - Consider the size of a decimal prior to
developing approaches to finding exact decimal sums or differences.
Fractions - Students will be able to identify which fractions can
be added, add and reduce fractions.
Integers With Objects - The students will be able to add integers
ranging from -10 through +10 without manipulatives by the end of the class
Integers -10 to 10 - The students will be able to add integers ranging
from -10 through +10 without manipulatives by the end of the class period.
Positive and Negative Integers - Students will be able to add with
positive and negative integers without the use of manipulatives by the
end of the lesson.
Wizards - Students will learn the concept of a variable.
FOIL - The student will understand the procedure for multiplying 2
a $1 Bill - Students will be able to identify symbols and words on
bill when asked.
for Pizza? - Understanding fraction relationships.
of Circles - The learner will select and use appropriate tools to
measure two- and three-dimensional figures.
of Triangle - Students will recognize and define three different triangles.
Arithmetic Skills - The goal is to identify students whose weakness
may be with adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing whole numbers.
Color Distribution - Using graphs to investigate information.
Cubes - Use table to identify possible outcomes of independent events.
and Analyzing Data - This project requires students to conduct a statistical
investigation to determine some typical characteristics of students in
Multiples and Common Factor - How to find the least common multiple
and the greatest common factor.
and Order Fraction and Decimal Equivalence - As students enter the
room they will be handed a sticky note that will have a fraction or decimal
number written on it.
Values - Students will first fill out the K and the W on the KWL chart.
and Sales Tax - Students will be able to independently calculate discounts
and sales tax.
Pi - Students are often just told what Pi is, cut many are never able
to find why Pi is Pi.
Data - Students will display data using bar graphs, histograms and
Angle Relationships - Learn to draw various angles and segments.
the Number System - Represent integers on the number line.
and Monomials - Determine whether one number is a factor of another
and if certain expressions are monomials.
Product/Quotient of Integers - Students will develop strategies for
multiplying and dividing integers.
Surface Area and Volume of Rectangular Prisms and Cylinders - Finding
Volume and Surface of Rectangular Prisms Finding Volume and Surface of
with Rotations - se their math skills to move an object from a fixed
point to another fixed point.
Decimals and Percents - In this lesson you be introduced to these
new words: -numerator -denominator -improper fractions -mixed number fractions
Decimals, and Percents - Children will extend their understanding
of the place value system to include decimals.
and Planes - Students will be able to measure, classify, estimate,
and draw angles.
Manipulative - Use circles to construct regular polygons Use circles
to identify rotational and reflectional symmetry.
Relationships - The activities in this chapter teach students the
basic techniques of assembling coordinate graphs.
Fun with Decimals - Demonstrate concepts of converting decimals to
Math - My goal for this lesson is for the students to be able to connect
what they learn in math to everyday activities and how that connects to
on a Number Line - The learner will graph inequalities on a number
Quick, Fun, Easy to Learn - Students will identify and understand
positive and negative numbers.
+ Pythagoras - Develop the student's ability to visualize geometric
relationships, esp. in 3 dimensions.
Fractions - The learner will accurately multiple fractions with fractions
and fractions with whole numbers.
is hip to be a Square" - Relate geometry to algebra by using coordinate
geometry to determine regularity, congruence, and similarity.
Numbers: Place Value - How do we read large numbers?
Pull - Explore concepts of probability through data collection, experiments,
Multiplication - Identify matrix dimensions and determine whether
the product is defined and if so, what the matrix product dimensions will
Trigonometry - We are learning to find the trigonometry in multi direction
Skills and Techniques To Use - Teacher will explain the importance
of learning and maintaining organizational skills.
and Area of Squares - Students will find the perimeter and the area
of rectangles and squares using proper formulas.
Factorization - TSW be able to write prime factorization using exponents
and to describe exponents as a way of expressing repeated multiplication.
Solving Skills - Student will be able to identify a pattern that indicates
what operation to use.
on a Grid Part 2 - Students will continue their quest of knowledge
of plotting through the introduction of the negative quadrants and coordinates.
and Improper Fractions - The learner will understand and compute with
and Exponents - Students will learn to translate products into exponents
as well as exponents into products of the same factor.
Theorem - Problem of the snitch and its case. This will lead to the
discussion of Pythagoras theorem.
- Students will review ratios and equivalent ratios and then find unit
rate using ratios.
prisms; S.A. and V - Calculating surface area and volume of rectangular
to the Nearest Tenth - Students will be able to identify tenths and
hundredths place values in decimal numbers.
Factor - The learner will understand and apply scale factor in all
and Importance of Retailing - To distinguish the meaning of retailing.
Lengths of Triangles - The student will be able to identify triangles
using the correct terminology based on the measurement of the side lengths.
Fractions at Fractionville - Develop students' broader understanding
of the simplification process and fractions.
Says - We look at data management and making sense of data.
Area of Prisms - Identify the different faces of 3d figures.
Measurement Hunt - Students will develop/demonstrate an understanding
of measurement by the inch and foot using a ruler and through estimating
measurements by comparison.
Multiplication of Binomials - Students will be able to utilize the
FOIL method when multiplying two binomials together.
Boots Are Made For Walking - Students will use calculators to calculate
the time it takes to travel to the moon using different methods of transportation.
Pi - This activity allows students to discover why pi works in solving
problems dealing with finding circumference.
the Use of Place Value - Students will demonstrate understanding of
the base-ten place value system.
Equations and Inequalities - Students will be able to solve verbal
problems by translating them into equations and inequalities.
Prime Factorizations - Exploring a method for finding the greatest
common factor and least common multiple of two numbers using prime factorizations.
and Expressions Vocabulary - At the end of this lesson the students
will be able to identify the key vocabulary words as well as write algebraic
of Three-dimensional Figures - The student will become familiar with
and use the terms views, isometric drawing, layers, and perspective to
describe, draw and build a three dimensional figure.
you put in you will get out! - Generating input/output tables
Checks and Keeping a Checkbook - The students will learn how to write
checks and balance a checkbook.
in Scientific Notation - To write very large numbers using scientific
50 Middle School Math Lesson Plans