6.EE.B.5

Understand solving an equation or inequality as a process of answering a question: which values from a specified set, if any, make the equation or inequality true? Use substitution to determine whether a given number in a specified set makes an equation or inequality true.

 
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Reasoning About Inequality Solution Sets

6th Grade Math » Unit: Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Inequalities
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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An inequality is an algebraic statement that a quantity is greater than, less than, or equal to another quantity. A solution to an inequality is any value that makes the inequality true.

 
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Review Day for Equations and Inequalities

6th Grade Math » Unit: Equations
6th Grade Math » Unit: Equations
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Practicing for tests helps build good study habits.

 
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Modeling Inequalities on Number Lines

6th Grade Math » Unit: Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Inequalities
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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Inequalities can be graphed on a number line to represent all possible numbers in the solution set.

 
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Writing Simple Inequalities

6th Grade Math » Unit: Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Inequalities
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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Real-word contexts can be represented by algebraic inequalities when there is a comparison of two unequal quantities, or when there are a range of possible solutions.

 
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Equations
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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Students will translate verbal expressions into algebraic equations to represent real-world problems starting by correctly identifying the variables and operations in the situation.

 
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Writing and Solving Equations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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Paul Pierce made 14 more points than Kevin Garnett. Let k represent Kevin Garnett’s points. Write an expression to show how many points Pierce made. If Pierce made 26 points, how many points did Garnett make? Students work on writing and solving equat

 
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Working with Expressions and Equations Part 1

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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Students use their knowledge of algebraic expressions and equations to write expressions and equations using appropriate math symbols.

 
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Unit Test

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What have students learned during this unit? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 6 test.

 
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Equations, Tables, and Graphs Day 2

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

For the equation y = 3x + 4, if y is 25 what must x equal? Students work with input-output tables and then work together to create equations, tables, and graphs to represent various situations.

 
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Review Stations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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How can you use expressions, equations, and inequalities to represent different situations? Students review for the Unit 6 test by completing stations.

 
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Working with Inequalities

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What’s the difference between s = 40, s > 40, and 4s > 160? Students work on creating, solving, and graphing inequalities for given situations.

 
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Show What You Know about Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What are the similarities and differences between expressions, equations, and inequalities? What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

 
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Review + Quiz: Solving Equations

6th Grade Math » Unit: Equations
6th Grade Math » Unit: Equations
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Time to show off our skills!

 
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Inequalities Trivia Review

7th Grade Math » Unit: Multi-step Equations, Inequalities, and Factoring
7th Grade Math » Unit: Multi-step Equations, Inequalities, and Factoring
Yazmin Chavira MTP
Environment: Urban
 
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Students work independently at the beginning of class solving and interpreting inequalities and spend the rest of class reviewing answers and miscellaneous class trivia through a game.

 
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Equations, Tables, and Graphs Day 1

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What are independent and dependent variables? Students work on creating equations, tables, and graphs to represent various situations.

 
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