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The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day, Grades 6-12. Over 180 Quick Challenges for Developing Math and Problem-Solving Skills. JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals

  • ID: 2213691
  • Book
  • 252 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Algebra Teacher′s Activity–a–Day offers dozens of quick, fun algebra activities, correlated with national math education standards, to help students practice problem–solving and algebra skills. Part of the 5–Minute FUNdamentals series, the book′s "sponge" activities can be used as warm–ups, during down times, for homework or test prep, or just for fun.

Inside this book you will discover:

  • Over 180 activities geared to various levels

  • Activities that encourage problem–solving, critical thinking, and communication

  • Intriguing and fun challenges like solving mystery messages, performing mini–investigations, and doing calculator explorations

As flexible as it is useful, The Algebra Teacher′s Activity–a–Day covers a wide range of topics, skills, and ability levels, making it easy to choose whichever best suit your students′ needs.

Praise for The Algebra Teacher′s Activity–a–Day

"Frances Thompson continues to provide high–quality, useful, supplementary materials for algebra teachers at all levels."
James W. Wilson, Ph.D., professor of mathematics education, University of Georgia

"The Algebra Teacher′s Activity–a–Day is an excellent addition to any Algebra I and II teacher′s repertoire."
Ernest Oluwole Pratt, Ph.D., associate professor of education, Mount Union College, Ohio

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About This Book.

About the Author.


Correlation with NCTM Process and Standards Grid.

Section 1. What Doesn′t Belong?

Section 2. What s Missing?

Section 3. Where Is It?

Section 4. Algebraic Pathways.

Section 5. Squiggles.

Section 6. Math Mystery Messages.

Section 7. What Am I?

Section 8. Al–ge–grams.

Section 9. Potpourri.

Cooperative Games.

Oral Team Problems.


Section 10. Calculator Explorations.


Graphical Explorations.

Suggested Resources.

Answer Key.

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Frances McBroom Thompson Ed.D.
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