# Lesson Plans for High School Math, Grades 9-12

Find math lesson plans for all student-levels of high school at Bright Hub Education. The high school years of ninth through twelfth are typically diverse ones for teaching math concepts. Some students are prepping for college-level calculus and others are trying to pass required algebra examinations to fulfill their high school diploma. This makes for a wide range of math lessons that often overlap with faster-paced middle school students. Be sure to check out both this topic, as well as the middle school math topic, to ensure you find the plans and units you are searching for.

## Algebra Lesson Plan on One-Step Equations using Addition or Subtraction

This is a lesson plan that will demonstrate to students how to solve one-step equations by using addition and subtraction.

## Beginner Algebra Lesson: Solving One-Step Equations using Multiplication or Division

This lesson is split into two parts showing students how to solve one-step equations by using either multiplication or division.

## Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides of the Equation: Algebra Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will demonstrate to students how to solve multi-step equations that have variables on both sides.

## A Guide to Understanding Calculus Limit Problems

What is the best way to introduce the concept of limits? This article explains the concept of limits, shows the related graphs, provides examples solving calculus limit problems and gives resources for teaching limits to high school students.

## Ratios and Comparatives: A Warm Up Activity in Solving for Fuel Economy Between Cars

Warm up activities can be used to provide students with mathematical reflections to show what they know about ratios and comparisons. For high school students learning to drive, comparing fuel economy can provide both practical and real life application of math knowledge. Now solve the problem…

## Budgeting Lesson Plan: Personal Finances

While it’s a good idea for any student to have a lesson on personal finances, it is imperitave for any student studying economics to be able to understand their own finances before moving forward. This budgeting lesson plan provides students with the tools they need to better manage their finances.

## Wave Motion – Physics Lesson Plan

This lesson plan explains the concept of standing waves by introducing the phenomenon of reflection of waves and the superposition principle. You’ll find some great ideas to teach your class all about wave motion.

## Using Geometry to Understand Why Venus Is Both A Morning and an Evening Star

Venus has been known to be seen only just before sunrise or just after sunset. This is the reason why it is called the morning star and also the evening star. With a little knowledge of our solar system, we can geometrically prove why this phenomenon occurs. Let us see how.

## Quadratic Equations: Teaching the Zeroes Form and the Vertex Form for 9th Grade

In this math exercise, you’ll find a lesson plan that explains how quadratic equations can be solved using the zeroes form and the vertex form along with tips on a follow-up lecture to help students check their work. The grade level is approximately 9th grade.

## Using SMART Boards in Your Math Lesson Plans

There are many ways to use the interactive tools of a SMART Board to teach math. Let’s review some of the best ways to leverage this technology.

## Solving Graphic Equations with the Zero Method: Finding Quadratic Equation Roots

If your students are already adept at solving basic quadratic equations by hand, it’s only fair you now teach them a way in which they can solve graphic equations using the graphing calculator’s intersection finder.

## Solving Graphic Equations with the Intersection Method & a Graphing Calculator

This article is of a lesson plan that shows students how to solve systems of equations using the substitution method and the intersection method on the graphing calculator.

## Rectangular Coordinate System Lesson Plan for High School

Let’s share a lesson plan focused on teaching high school students (9th-10th grade) the rectangular coordinate system (e.g., the x,y plane), the distance formula, and the midpoint formula.

## Learning The Primary Trig Ratios: Some Helpful Tips

Most students like using mnemonics to help them remember things. Use this silly little jingle to help your students remember the primary trig ratios.

## Fun with Geometry and sports!

This is a fun geometry based lesson. The increase in scale during the project helps solidify spatial awareness and measurement estimation. Throughout the project students will learn to use alternative tools to complete their assignments, ie… string in place of a compass.

## Geometry Practice: A Fun Activity Using Deductive Reasoning

This is a fun little geometry activity that should help students understand the importance of using deductive reasoning skills – and see why proofs aren’t useless after all.