6.RP.A.3b

Solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. For example, if it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours? At what rate were lawns being mowed? (Combine and relabel).

 
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Unit Rate Problems (Part 1 of 3)

6th Grade Math » Unit: Unit Rate Applications and Percents
6th Grade Math » Unit: Unit Rate Applications and Percents
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If we know the unit rate in a relationship, we can find any equivalent ratio easily.

 
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Better Deal Stations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What is the better deal? How do you know? How do stores try to trick you? Students work in groups to determine the better deal.

 
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Unit Rate Problems (Part 3 of 3)

6th Grade Math » Unit: Unit Rate Applications and Percents
6th Grade Math » Unit: Unit Rate Applications and Percents
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If we know the unit rate of a ratio relationship, we can find any equivalent ratio easily with any whole number value.

 
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Scale Drawings

6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson will provide students the opportunity to work with scale drawings as they create their own road trip to see how far they go using a map of the United States.

 
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Nana's Chocolate Milk

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How can you fix Nana’s chocolate milk? Students work on this problem over time to develop a final product that demonstrates their mathematical thinking and solution.

 
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Introduction to Rates

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Who is the fastest at making posters? Who is the slowest? Students learn about rates and unit rates and apply their knowledge to solve word problems.

 
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Are You a Good Consumer?

6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students will be looking at making wise consumer decisions by figuring out what is the better deal!

 
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Constant Speed

6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students will connect math and science while working with constant speed.

 
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Calculating Speed Day 1

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What was your sprinting speed in miles per hour? Students use conversions and rates to calculate their speed.

 
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Show what you know about rates

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

 
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Calculating Speed Day 2

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Who’s faster? During the second day of this investigation, students use conversions and rates to calculate and compare their speeds. Students also use their data to plot points on a line graph.

 
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Unit Rate Grocery Shopping Project

6th Grade Math » Unit: Unit Rate
6th Grade Math » Unit: Unit Rate
Ursula Lovings
Brooklyn, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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Students go grocery shopping.

 
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Unit 5 Test

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What have students learned during this unit? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 5 test.

 
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Review of Rates and Unit Rates

6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
6th Grade Math » Unit: Ratios and Proportions
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson the students will be reviewing for their assessment on rates and unit rates using a fun game.

 
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Calculating Unit Rates

6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
6th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How long does it take each student to make one bracelet? How many bracelets can each student make in an hour? Students practice finding and using unit rates to answer questions.

 
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