Category: Math: Pre-Algebra

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PreAlgebra in our Homeschool

One of our readers emailed with a question about Prealgebra.  She said that she saw our free PreAlgebra lapbook pieces that I mentioned on FB the other day and was wondering what textbook we were using. I thought I’d share what is working for us right now for math. The kids use more than one math book! LD (8th Grade/age 13) He is in the last chapters of Prealgebra (4th...

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Free Fall Math Game Board

This math printable can be used for any math practice. You can use any math fact cards, even for simple number recognition for younger kids. You can use any of the numbers that will work for your child or just create your own math problems on index cards. Use it for number recognition (for younger kids) and move that many spaces around the board addition facts (6+7) or subtraction problems...

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Chalk Circle Game: Outdoor Math Game (For anything from Addition thru PreAlgebra!!)

The weather is gorgeous, so once again it was time to take advantage of the lovely temperatures, get active, and practice some math! For this game we drew a giant circle out of chalk and put numbers into each space all around the circle. Which numbers? We wrote down the numbers as we skip counted by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s. (2 thru 20, 3 thru 30, 4 thru 40 and...

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PreAlgebra: Order of Operations Cards

Later today, I will be sharing an active, outdoor math game that the kids played last week.  I needed a set of Pre-Algebra type problems that had certain answers so that LD could play an active math fact game with the girls.  More about the game in a few hours (and I’ll link to it), but in this particular post I wanted to share the Order of Operations cards printable. ...

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PreAlgebra – Exponents Worksheet and Interactive Notebook Pieces

If you’ve followed our blog for a while, you know that we use a lot of different curriculums. Math is no exception!  This year LD used five different math curriculums… two that polished up some 6th grade math (arithmetic) skills (such as percents/decimals/fractions) and three  PreAlgebra texts. They all covered different skills. The main spine for PreAlgebra was the Art of Problem Solving–Prealgebra. (affliliate link) We would set the timer for 20...