# My Math Friends

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End of Year Math Review Games for Middle School

These end of year review games for 5th grade math, 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and 8th grade math are fun activities for math test prep, math centers, sub plans, and more! This post details how to get these middle school math games setup and working in your classroom. The games include a wide range of problems for each grade level.

Translations, Reflections, and Rotations Mystery Trip Activity

In this translations, reflections, and rotations activity, students begin in a city and must follow a series of translations, reflections, and rotations to find their fun mystery destination. These are fun practice for middle school students learning about transformations. Starting locations from all 50 states are available, as well as World Mystery Trips.

How to Use a Math Workshop Hands On Center

Keep middle school math students engaged by starting a hands on math center during your class. This post cover practical ideas to get your students engaged in hands on math activities during class. A hands on center keeps students engaged in learning while giving you the chance to meet with other students in a small math group.

4 Fun Pi Day Activities for Middle School

Try out these 4 fun Pi Day ideas for your middle school classroom! These engaging Pi Day activities will make celebrating Pi Day fun in the classroom. My favorite is having students try to find pi by measuring the circumference and diameter of different circles. Happy Pi Day!

School Math Students

Graphing Lines and Killing Zombies is always one of my Algebra 1 students' favorite activities! I use all 4 activities every year when teaching linear equations to my high school math students. These also make the perfect Halloween math activity for Algebra or 8th grade math students. Even my geometry students love doing this as a fun halloween math worksheet.

8th Grade Math Games, Task Cards, and Activities Bundle

Get everything you need for a full year of activities for the 8th grade math classroom. These fun 8th grade math games, math sorts, task cards, scavenger hunts, and other activities keep middle school students engaged while learning math. The math activities can be used in a large group, small math groups, partners, or as middle school math centers.

Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing - Thanksgiving Activity

My Algebra students loved this Thanksgiving Activity with Systems! This was the perfect 8th grade math activity for Thanksgiving. Students had to catch turkeys by graphing systems and finding the solution. I will definitely be doing this Thanksgiving Math worksheet again every year!

Math Valentine's Day Activity for 6th Grade Math - Finding Unit Rates

This Shopping for the Deal unit rates activity for 6th grade math is a great way for students to practice finding unit rates. Students must find and compare unit rates to find the best deals on Valentine's Day themed items. This can also be used in 5th grade math or 7th grade math.

Systems of Equations Activity - Word Problem Matching Cards - PDF & Digital

This Systems of Equations activity was so fun for my Algebra students! This was the perfect way to introduce systems of equations word problems before giving them a worksheet to work on. I will definitely use this for test prep as well. This would be a great activity to do with my Algebra students right before they take the STAAR test! My 8th grade math students might like it too!