Updated with More STAAR Practice!
Grade 8 Math Zingers is a unique interactive workbook that engages ALL students in learning to solve the most difficult test items from released STAAR tests. Each of the 24 lessons includes:
- Read and Understand: Helps students read each problem carefully for what is given and what is asked for.
- Plan and Solve: Students evaluate both correct and incorrect solutions.
- Look Back: Students show their thinking in written responses.
- Guided Practice: Students solve a similar problem using step-by-step scaffolding.
- Independent Practice: Students apply what they learn to solve similar problems without scaffolding.
Also included is:
- STAAR Problem-Solving Strategies: An interactive lesson with 3 key strategies.
- Your Friend the Graphing Calculator: An interactive lesson on when and how to use a graphing calculator for the STAAR test.
- Great Griddables: An interactive lesson on how to complete the free-response grids and avoid careless errors.
- On Your Own: Mixed practice in 13 Readiness TEKS test items arranged in a random sequence like the actual STAAR test.
Grade 8 Math Zingers Teacher’s Edition
This one color TE provides complete answers and is free with each set of 10 Student Editions.
Sirius Online – Grade 8 Mathematics
Sirius Online courses are available for all STAAR-tested subject areas and grade levels, including Grade 8 Mathematics, and can be used to support in-person, remote, or blended learning.
Sirius Online, with its interactive TEKS-based lessons, authentic STAAR practice, diagnostic and formal practice tests, and advanced reporting provides schools and districts with an invaluable resource for improving student progress, raising STAAR test scores, and addressing Accelerated Instruction requirements.
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