ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

ALEX Lesson Plans  
Subject: Mathematics (8)
Title: What's My Number -- How to estimate the square root of a number that is not a perfect square
Description: In this lesson, eighth grade students will learn the steps necessary to approximate the square roots of numbers that are not perfect squares.  Students will use a number line as a visual aid to complete this task. 

Subject: Mathematics (8)
Title: The Real Number System
Description: This lesson focuses on a clear understanding of the real number system by using a variety of teaching strategies. A graphic organizer on a slideshow illustrates how the classifications of numbers relate. A kinesthetic activity helps students compare the classifications.

Thinkfinity Lesson Plans  
Subject: Mathematics
Title: Approximations of Pi      Add Bookmark
Description: This student reproducible, from an Illuminations lesson, provides information about and several examples of approximations for the constant pi.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 6,7,8