Middle School Math Man

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Welcome to my middle school math blog. I'm excited you are here! Teaching middle school math is such an important, but often challenging, task. All of my middle school math ideas and resources are designed to engage students in learning math and make math fun. The Middle School Math Man blog has everything you need to make math engaging for your students. Many of these activities and resources..

Middle School Math Man

1M ago

When it comes to end of year review, or math test prep, in middle school math, none of use feel like spending forever creating or prepping math review activities for our middle school classrooms! That is why these end of year math review games, which include review games for 5th grade math, 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and 8th grade math are the perfect activities. They are extremely engaging for students, don’t take long to set up, and provide math review of some essential math concepts for each grade level.
5TH GRADE MATH REVIEW FRENZY 6TH GRADE MATH REVIEW FRENZY 7TH GRADE ..read more

Middle School Math Man

2M ago

Shop the Teachers Pay Teachers Sale on February 6th and 7th to save 25% on all math resources. This includes all of my math bundles, games, task cards, scavenger hunts, and other math activities. It is an especially good time to save on math bundles, as these are 25% the already discounted bundle pricing.
Here is How It works:
All of my math resources are set to 20% off on Tuesday, February 6th and Wednesday, February 7th. At checkout, use the promo code FEBSALE24 to get an additional 5% off.
As always, reach out to me at middleschoolmathman@gmail.com if you have questions ..read more

Middle School Math Man

3M ago

Looking for an easy prep 6th grade math or 7th grade math Valentine’s Day activity? This Valentine’s Day themed Shopping for the Deal packet is a little bit more than your typical Valentine’s Day math worksheet for middle school math. Here is how you can set up this finding and comparing unit rates activity. It is a similar structure to my best selling Shopping for the Deal Activity (Grocery Store edition).
How to Prep the Valentine’s day worksheets
One of the best parts about this Valentine’s Day activity is that it is SO easy to prep for your classroom. Simply print the number ..read more

Middle School Math Man

3M ago

Using angle relationships to find the measure of angles doesn’t have to only be taught using worksheets. These three ideas for teaching angle relationships in the middle school classroom, including some free angle relationships resources, will make these concepts fun and engaging for your students. From angle relationships task cards to interactive white board activities, this post has you covered when it comes to these geometry concepts!
(1) Angle relationships task cards
These Angle Relationships task cards have been weirdly engaging with my students. They LOVE trying to figur ..read more

Middle School Math Man

6M ago

Looking for some funny math jokes for your middle school classroom? These silly jokes, whether funny or not, are sure to at least make your math students chuckle. In the math classroom, starting a math Joke of the Week routine is a fun way to add some excitement and humor to your class. Post a new math joke each week and let students have fun trying to guess the answer! The idea is similar to my Challenge of the Week routine (don’t miss the free sets of problems for 6th-8th grade). You can even add prizes for correct guesses to the jokes if you want!
As I always tell students, m ..read more

Middle School Math Man

8M ago

Middle school math games allow students to have fun and be engaged while learning. They work great as math centers, in small groups, or as a teacher vs. class game. However, sometimes knowing how to find, prep, and effectively implement math games can be intimidating. Here are a few tips that will help make middle school math board games a success!
AVAILABLE GAMES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL
In this post, I will be focusing on how to prep and implement one of my most popular games, Equation Invasion. However, the majority of my math board games have a similar concept. Be sure to check out ..read more

Middle School Math Man

8M ago

If you are looking to add some fun math review to your middle school classroom, math games are the perfect fit. These versatile activities can be used in small math groups, math centers, math workshop, as review math games, or as a teacher vs. class game. Since I have spent so much time creating games over the course of my career in 5th-8th grade math, it can be hard to keep them straight. This post breaks down all of my math games and they grade level they work best.
5th grade math games
After having taught 6th-8th grade for much of my teaching career, I started teaching a 5th ..read more

Middle School Math Man

1y ago

I am so excited to be teaming up with amazing math teachers again this year to provide the Spring Math Bundles Sale. Only until Tuesday, March 7th, you can get $360+ of math resources for only $24. Math deals don’t get better than this! Here are the different bundles. These bundles are organized by Bethany from the Math Geek Mama, and so many other incredible teachers are included. Here is what you can get:
GRADES 5-7 MATH BUNDLE Total Value: $362 Your Price: $24 BUY GRADES 5-7 MATH BUNDLE GRADES 2-4 MATH BUNDLE Total Value: $398 Your Price: $24 ..read more

Middle School Math Man

1y ago

Wish you could send a mass email to your students or families and track if they received or read the email? Using Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM) in Google Sheets has you covered. Once you have it set up, one click can send your email to as many families or students as you would like!
First things first, make sure you add the Yet Another Mail Merge extension. This will allow the email magic to happen! Next, open a new Google Sheets document and create columns for any personalized info you would want in your emails. With my students, I typically include their first name, last name, and email addr ..read more

Middle School Math Man

1y ago

If you teach 5th through 8th grade math, this post is for you! I just finished up my final set of middle school math brain teasers and I wanted to show an easy way to prep this math resource for your math classroom. These brain teaser challenge problems are great for use in middle school math centers, for early finishers, or to try as a whole class. Back in 2014, I started creating these 6th grade math brain teasers. I am excited to now have bundles available for 5th grade math, 6th grade math, 7th grade math, AND 8th grade math. Each of these bundles includes a set for each math standard and ..read more