Model linear functions using Barbie dolls and rubber bands.

Lesson Plan

Grades: High School, 6th to 8th, 9th to 12th

Stats & Probability

Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data

Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.

8.SP.A.1, 8.SP.A.2, 8.SP.A.3, HSS-ID.B.6a, HSS-ID.B.6c, HSS-ID.C.7

Use manipulative blocks and counters to explore equations such as 3*x* = 2*x* + 12.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 6th to 8th

Expression/Equation

Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.

Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.

Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.

Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.

7.EE.B.4a, 6.EE.B.5, 8.EE.C.7a, 8.EE.C.7b, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.B.6, 7.EE.A.1, 7.EE.A.2

Enforce the skills of identifying equivalent trigonometric expressions using puzzles.

Lesson Plan

Grades: High School, 9th to 12th

Geometry

Functions

Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry

Trigonometric Functions

HSF-TF.A.3, HSG-SRT.C.6, HSG-SRT.C.7, HSG-SRT.C.8, HSG-SRT.D.10, HSG-SRT.D.11

Use volume and unit rates to determine best values for hay bales.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 6th to 8th

Geometry

Expression/Equation

The Number System

Ratio & Proportion

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.

Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.

Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers.

Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3b, 6.RP.A.3c, 6.G.A.2, 7.RP.A.1, 7.NS.A.3, 7.EE.B.3, 8.G.C.9

Offers a method for finding the slope of a line from its graph.

Lesson Plan

Grades: 6th to 8th, High School, 9th to 12th

Ratio & Proportion

Functions

Expression/Equation

Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

Interpreting Functions

Use functions to model relationships between quantities.

Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.

8.EE.B.6, 8.F.B.4, HSF-IF.B.6, 7.RP.A.2b