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    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
    “Where’s the math?” This is a question that can be answered by students as they examine pictures from a virtual math trail.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 3rd to 5th
    Algebraic Thinking
    Measurement & Data
    Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
    Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects.
    Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.
    Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
    3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.D.8, 3.MD.A.1, 4.OA.A.2, 4.OA.A.3
    Use the book, A Remainder of One by Elinor J. Pinczes, to introduce division with remainders.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: PreK to 2nd, 3rd to 5th, Pre K to 2nd
    Algebraic Thinking
    Number & Operations
    Gain familiarity with factors and multiples.
    Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
    Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.
    Multiply and divide within 100.
    Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
    Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.
    1.NBT.C, 3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.C.7, 3.OA.D.8, 4.OA.A.2, 4.OA.A.3, 4.OA.B.4
    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
    Work with data to complete an organized chart by doubling or halving numbers. Then, compare data using vertical and horizontal bar graphs.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: PreK to 2nd, Pre K to 2nd
    Measurement & Data
    Represent and interpret data.
    1.MD.C.4, 2.MD.D.10