6.EE.B.7

Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations of the form x + p = q and px = q for cases in which p, q and x are all nonnegative rational numbers.

 
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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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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
 
Big Idea:

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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Unit Test

6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
6th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
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 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
 
Big Idea:

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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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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Unit Closure

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

What is going on in the problem? What are you trying to figure out? How can you use variables to represent what is going on? Students apply the skills they have learned throughout Unit 6 to complex tasks.

 
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Deciphering Word Problems to Write Equations

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

Knowing the language of word problems helps students write equations which is a skill used in Algebra.

 
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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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Writing and Solving Equations Part 2

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

How can you write an equation to represent the cost, c, of renting a bike for h hours? How much would it cost to rent a bike for 3 hours from each shop? Students work with one and two-step equations.

 
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To Add me is to Subtract Me

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

Solving equations supports algebraic thinking which is needed for high school and beyond.

 
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Finding Solutions to Equations

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

Are the solutions to 30 – n = 15 and n – 30 = 15 the same? Why or why not? Students apply their knowledge to finding solutions to one-step equations.

 
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Review Unit
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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How long will it take two girls to finish their 10 mile charity walk? Students stretch their knowledge of rates, expressions, equations, and measurement conversions to answer this question.

 
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