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CSI: Algebra -- the Complete eBook is a collection of nine different algebraically inspired mathematical puzzles with a little international pizazz. The nine puzzles intend to target specific Algebra 1 units and add a little flair to the ordinary challenge question.
|I know which butts need kissed|
and how hard to kiss them.
So I didn’t get a summer school job. Apparently this a political-butt-kiss-person-and-then-butt-kiss-this-other-person type of thing. I am totally above kissing two butts! One I’ll do… but two?! That’s just outrageous. Nevertheless, I realized it was my opportunity to confront the largest elephant waiting in my closet – finishing my CSI eBook. I had three of these puzzles under my belt. My students really dug them. Teachers who bought them really dug them.
|Don't you have better things to do?|
(Answer --Apparently not).
|Meh... I thought they were aight. A little|
In this product you will receive ALL NINE different puzzles. I have created these puzzles to map the curriculum to nine different chapters of most Algebra 1 textbooks.
Unit 1 (Australia): Order of Operations, Translating Verbal and Algebraic Expressions, Open Sentences, Distributing, Combining Like Terms
Unit 2 (Latin America): Square root approximation, Decimal-fraction-percent conversion, Scientific Notation, The Real Number System, Perfect Squares
Unit 3 (Middle East): Translating Verbal & Algebraic Equations, Solving different equation types, Using Formulas
Unit 4 (Europe): Coordinate Planes, Domain & Range, Inverses, Patterns & Arithmetic Sequences
Unit 5 (China): Slope & Rates of Change, Calculating, graphing and interpreting lines, Parallel and Perpendicular lines
Unit 6 (Scandinavia): Solving & Graphing Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, Solving Absolute Value Equations
Unit 7 (Africa): Solving Systems with Elimination, Substitution and Graphing, Graphing Systems of Inequalities
Unit 8 (Japan): Operations on Monomials, Operations with Polynomials, Scientific Notation
Unit 9 (United States): Factoring (GCF, Distributive Property, trinomials), Quadratic Formula, Graphing and interpreting parabolic graphs
If you are teaching Algebra 1 and are looking for fun review activities and enrichment problems, I have you covered. Student Satisfaction Guaranteed or I'll give you your money back.
I have used these puzzles with much success with a variety of students. My own Algebra 1 classes. Enrichment for advanced students. Review for state graduation exams. The puzzle solving hook engages many different students in solving traditionally mundane problems. Be the cool teacher :-)