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    Use volume and unit rates to determine best values for hay bales.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 6th to 8th
    Mathematical Practices
    Geometry
    Expression/Equation
    The Number System
    Ratio & Proportion
    Look for and make use of structure.
    Use appropriate tools strategically.
    Model with mathematics.
    Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    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, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP4, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP5, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7
    Apply concepts of probability to choose the order of batters on a baseball team.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 3rd to 5th
    Mathematical Practices
    Attend to precision.
    Model with mathematics.
    Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP4, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6
    Explore the concept of slope through a student-centered problem of data collection and evaluation.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 6th to 8th
    Ratio & Proportion
    Mathematical Practices
    Functions
    Expression/Equation
    Geometry
    Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
    Attend to precision.
    Model with mathematics.
    Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    Use functions to model relationships between quantities.
    Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.
    Draw construct, and describe geometrical figures and describe the relationships between them.
    7.G.A.1, 8.EE.B.6, 8.F.B.4, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP4, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6, 7.RP.A.2b
    Apply the strategies behind division, and learn how those strategies can be translated into mathematical steps.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 3rd to 5th
    Mathematical Practices
    Num & Ops Base Ten
    Algebraic Thinking
    Attend to precision.
    Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
    Multiply and divide within 100.
    Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
    3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.C.7, 4.NBT.B.6, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6
    Extend the Fibonacci Sequence through an algebra exploration.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 6th to 8th, 9th to 12th, 3rd to 5th
    Ratio & Proportion
    Mathematical Practices
    Functions
    Stats & Probability
    Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
    Attend to precision.
    Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
    Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    Interpreting Functions
    Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.
    Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
    6.RP.A.1, 8.SP.A.1, HSF-IF.A.3, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP2, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6, 7.RP.A.2a