To support mathematical investigations, use this framework to guide students in constructing art-based and technology-based literature.

Grades: 6th to 8th

The Number System

Stats & Probability

Expression/Equation

Ratio & Proportion

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

Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.

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

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

Summarize and describe distributions.

Develop understanding of statistical variability.

Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples.

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

6.RP.A.3c, 6.NS.B.3, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.5c, 7.RP.A.3, 7.NS.A.1b, 7.NS.A.1d, 7.NS.A.3, 7.EE.B.3, 8.SP.A.1, 7.NS.A.2a, 7.NS.A.2c, 7.NS.A.2d

Plants vs. Zombies, a popular electronic game, is used to explore mathematics.

Grades: 6th to 8th

Stats & Probability

Ratio & Proportion

Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.

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

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3a, 6.RP.A.3b, 7.RP.A.1, 8.SP.A.1