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