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Katrina Newell
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A high school math teacher who loves teaching special education kids and who loves to RUN. On the road to the Boston Marathon. This blog is not affiliated with any school or district.
A high school math teacher who loves teaching special education kids and who loves to RUN. On the road to the Boston Marathon. This blog is not affiliated with any school or district.

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Solving Systems by Graphing
I used the following foldable for solving systems of equations by graphing. Students really enjoyed it and seemed to understand the concept when I broke it down into the following three categories: systems with one solution; systems with no solution; and sy...
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Determining Slope INB
I used these interactive notebook pages during my linear functions unit. Student's had a pretty good understanding of slope and did not need a lot of review. First, we watched the "Adventures of Slope Dude" on YouTube to review the four different types of s...
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Point-Slope Form INB
I wanted to share my interactive notebook pages for Point-Slope Formula! I like the pages that I used and plan to use them again next year. After this lesson, it was evident that students are not a big fan of using the point-slope formula and would prefer t...
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Standard to Slope Intercept Form
Converting equations from standard form to slope-intercept form is challenging for students in the beginning. So, I tried one of my colleagues approach this year and I ended up absolutely LOVING it! Students ended up catching on extremely fast and I'm so th...
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Small Group Interventions (Pull Outs)
Part of my new job description includes pulling out students for small group interventions. At the beginning of the year, I was given a list of students who received interventions in middle school and needed extra assistance. I created the Progress Monitori...
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Multi Step Equations INB
While looking for a document, I found that I have created MULTIPLE foldables over the same concept. My first foldable that I created over solving equations is pictured below... You can find the original post here:  Solving Equations Flip-Book I decided to c...
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Relations and Functions Card Sort
This lesson was created for a mandatory tutorial session for Algebra 1 students. I was in charge of creating a 30 minute review lesson over "Relations and Functions." This lesson had to include a 5-10 minute review lesson and an activity. First, students we...
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Simplifying Expressions w/ Two Step Equations
Yesterday, I realized that I haven't blogged in over TWO MONTHS! This is just unacceptable :) Here are some ideas for simplifying expressions and two step equations in Algebra 1. The first page was reviewing how to simplify expressions by combining like ter...
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Segments in Circles
I feel bad for the lack of blog posts lately but I just recently found out that I will be working with Algebra 1 next year! I'm sad to leave Geometry behind but I'm excited for a new change. Anyways, here is  one of the last foldables that we did in Geometr...
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Angles Formed by Secants and Tangents
Here are my interactive notebook pages and some teaching ideas for "Angles Formed By Secants and Tangents" in a circle.  First, we went over each theorem on the pink sheet and highlighted each theorem and explained what it meant. If you are a regular reader...
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