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Activities, ideas and inspiration for teaching 7th grade math

Students love seeing their work displayed. Even my older students loved displaying their math worksheets on our classroom math bulletin board. Math pennants are a fun way to display student-created work while giving them a fun activity to color (while practicing their math-- shhhh!). Students won't feel like they are working and in the end you'll have the perfect math classroom display that students are proud of.

An engaging digital escape room for adding and subtracting integers. Students must unlock 5 locks through simplifying 20 integer addition and subtraction expressions. Each expression involves combining 3 integers. Questions are grouped 4 per puzzle, resulting in five 4-letter codes that will unlock ...

The Scaffolded Math and Science blog has tons of teaching ideas and resources for teaching middle and high school math.

With references for constant of proportionality, scale factor, equations, expressions, angle pairs, complex fractions, independent and dependent probability, area, perimeter, circumference, integers, inequalities, percents and simple interest, this word wall is a great addition to a 7th grade math c...

The prices of everything have changed so much over the years, and not always at the same rate as salaries. This set of percent change task cards is based on past and current costs of items. They allow students to compare the percent increase of items to figure out which has had a greater percent change. There are other fun financial literacy activities linked in this post, too. scaffoldedmath.com

Probability Panic is a math board game that helps students practice finding the probability of various events. This resource includes a printed and digital version. Students must find the probability of simple events, independent events, and compound events to help them move around the game board. L...

We learn how to add and subtract in kindergarten. And this is about the last time addition and subtraction are easier! When we get to the integers, there are some pretty concrete rules to follow for multiplication and division. But this isn’t so true for addition and subtraction. This trips kids when working on integer operation problems, solving equations, finding inverses and any other time numbers on either side of zero need to be combined. Kids get to thinking they “can’t do…

The simple line of questioning on this sheet got my struggling students solving equations within an hour. Through a series of guided questions, your students will learn the process of solving equations with variables on the left, on the right, on both sides and two or more like terms on one side.Th...

An engaging digital escape room for finding missing angles. Students must unlock 5 locks through finding the missing measures of 20 angles. Students recall what they have learned about isosceles triangles, supplementary, vertical and right angles, parallel line and right angle notation, and parallel lines cut by a transversal. Questions are grouped 4 per puzzle, resulting in five 4-letter codes that will unlock all 5 locks. More @ scaffoldedmath.com

Help adding and subtracting integers Working with negative integers has always been a sticking point for my students, whether they ar...

Digital math escape rooms make fun end of year math review activities for your middle and high school math classes. As they work through each math escape room, students must enter codes that will unlock each of 5 locks. Each digital escape room is one answer-validated Google Form, with no outside links. This way, the math escape rooms are super simple to assign and for students to understand. Browse over 50 digital math escape rooms here.

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A fun digital escape room covering 7th grade probability. Students must unlock 5 locks through figuring out the simple or compound probability in 20 scenarios. Students find the probability of either one or two events in each question. Questions are grouped 4 per puzzle, resulting in five 4-letter codes that will unlock all 5 locks. The entire escape room is housed in one Google Form, making this activity super simple to assign.

This is a long post jam-packed with ways to make math digital. It has links to digital math activities and how to send these to students who are working online. I also highlight some of the digital updates I have added to their printable versions, and to the new digital math escape rooms I've been making that teachers and students have been enjoying. Solving equations mix-match In the last few months, I've updated 100+ of my math activities to now also include links to interactive digital…

I just added a free math cheat sheet for graphing linear equations in slope-intercept form to my math cheat sheets post. This PDF printable can be given to students for their math notebooks or enlarged to make a math anchor chart (directions are inside the PDF).

Word problems don't all fit into the same neat little box. There is no one graphic organizer or online math word problems solver that works well for all word problems. Each word problem is completely unique. This has always felt so incredibly messy to me when it comes to teaching word problems.