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Malissa Thomas-St.Clair

7th Grade Math

Champion Middle School

Columbus, OH

Urban Environment

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(9 Units, 99 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Expressions and Equations(25 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Introduction to Mathematical Investigations (6 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Integers (9 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Proportional Reasoning with Percents(16 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Proportional Relationships(10 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Proportional Reasoning (9 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Rational Numbers (12 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Number Sense Vocabulary 5 day mini unit(5 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Expressions and Equations(25 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Expressions and Equations 5 Day Application of Vocabulary Mini Unit(7 Lessons)

Writing Expressions ( A Review for lower level learners)

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:It is important for students to understand how to write expressions in order to simplify expressions and to translate real world problems into expressions.

16 Resources

10 Favorites

16 Resources

10 Favorites

Simplifying Expressions Day One

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:: Students will need a strong background in distributive property when simplifying expressions. This is a great lesson to fill in gaps with students who may lack understanding with distributive property.

16 Resources

8 Favorites

16 Resources

8 Favorites

Simplifying Expressions Day 2

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let’s go from bananas and apples to variables and constant terms. Students will transfer their understanding in combining every day objects to simplify a scenario to simplifying mathematical expressions.

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

Are Apples, Bananas? No Sir? What Do We Do Now?

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let’s get hands on! Students will use classroom items to help determine when and how to combine like items. This will transition to deeper understanding in combining like terms mathematically.

21 Resources

9 Favorites

21 Resources

9 Favorites

Pre Assessment

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:This pre assessment will help you develop a well tailored unit to fit the needs of your students. You may choose some or all of the problems from the pre assessment, you may also add to the assessment questions as you see fit.

3 Resources

2 Favorites

3 Resources

2 Favorites

Solving Multi-Step Real World Word Problems Involving Decimals

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will grapple through rigorous word problems that will allow them to use proportional reasoning to set up and solve equations in order to solve the problems.

16 Resources

6 Favorites

16 Resources

6 Favorites

Solving Multi-Step Real World Word Problems Involving Mixed Numbers and Fractions

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:SWBAT see the impact of the vocabulary student resource over their understanding that they created in the expression and equation vocabulary mini unit. Let's see if they pull it out on their own, practicing MP 5.

13 Resources

6 Favorites

13 Resources

6 Favorites

WP: Estimate the result of dividing or multiplying a whole number by a fraction

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Using a variety of mathematical practices, students will gain understanding over creating equations using text to solve problems when multiplying and/or dividing a whole number by a fraction.

16 Resources

1 Favorite

16 Resources

1 Favorite

WP: Use a 1-variable 1-step equation to represent a situation

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:This is a great build up lesson toward solving 2 step 2 variable equations. Students will use a variety of mathematical practices in order to grapple through real world problems involving solving 1 variable 1 step equations.

14 Resources

0 Favorites

14 Resources

0 Favorites

WP: Use a 1-variable linear inequality to represent a situation

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:In this lesson students will use a variety of mathematical practices to solve linear inequalities in order to respond to real world problems accurately.

15 Resources

1 Favorite

15 Resources

1 Favorite

WP: Answer a question involving a fraction and a percent

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will use the "unpacking" strategy to solve real world word problems involving a fraction and a percent.

17 Resources

5 Favorites

17 Resources

5 Favorites

Evaluate an algebraic expression with one variable and two or three operations, using integer substitution

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let's use prior understanding! We will use our understanding of order of operations, and operation of integers to solve algebraic expressions with one variable and multiple operations and integer substitution.

19 Resources

3 Favorites

19 Resources

3 Favorites

Add or subtract to simplify a linear expression with rational coefficients

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let's combine like terms and add or subtract to simplify a linear expression with a rational coefficient.

16 Resources

1 Favorite

16 Resources

1 Favorite

Expand a linear expression with rational coefficients

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let's review the distributive property in order to expand linear expressions in order to help us move into modeling expanded linear expressions with coefficients.

16 Resources

0 Favorites

16 Resources

0 Favorites

Evaluate an algebraic expression with two variables and two or three operations, using integer substitution

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will use mathematical practice 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6 to evaluate expressions with two variables and multiple operations, relying on prior understanding to grapple through the problems.

18 Resources

4 Favorites

18 Resources

4 Favorites

Simplify an expression involving nested parentheses and integers

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:With or without the calculator, students will need a strong understanding of order of operations to grapple through these expressions. Pump it up a bit and see what they can do without the calculator first.

16 Resources

1 Favorite

16 Resources

1 Favorite

Simplify an expression involving nested parentheses, integers, and decimal numbers

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let's build on our understanding and kick up the rigor. We will add decimals into the mix! Let's simplify expressions involving nested parentheses and add decimals into the mix!

16 Resources

0 Favorites

16 Resources

0 Favorites

WP: Answer a question involving a fraction and a decimal

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Let's see the benefits from reading strategies that will help us navigate difficult text involving real world word problems that involve fractions and decimals.

18 Resources

6 Favorites

18 Resources

6 Favorites

Factor a Linear Expression with Rational Coefficients

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Active use of the distributive property to factor linear expressions with rational coefficients.

17 Resources

1 Favorite

17 Resources

1 Favorite

WP: Solve a 2-step problem involving integers

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will break out their vocabulary foldables to help navigate through real world problems involving multi-step integer problems.

17 Resources

3 Favorites

17 Resources

3 Favorites

WP: Solve a multi-step problem involving fractions or mixed numbers

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will use a variety of mathematical practices that will allow them to gain understanding with real world problems involving fractions or mixed numbers.

17 Resources

6 Favorites

17 Resources

6 Favorites

WP: Solve a multi-step problem involving integers

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will definitely put their mathematical practices to use in solving these rigorous real world word problems involving integers and time conversion.

17 Resources

7 Favorites

17 Resources

7 Favorites

WP: Solve a multi-step problem involving different forms of rational numbers

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will draw heavily on mathematical practices 1 and 2 to help navigate through text in order to solve multi-step, real world word problems, involving different forms of rational numbers.

17 Resources

2 Favorites

17 Resources

2 Favorites

Solve a 2-step linear equation involving fractions

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will draw heavily upon mathematical practices 1 and 2 to grapple through solving 2 step linear equations involving fractions.

17 Resources

0 Favorites

17 Resources

0 Favorites

Solve a 2-step linear equation involving decimals

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions and Equations

Big Idea:Students will draw heavily on mathematical practices 1,2,5,and 6 to solve 2-step linear equations involving decimals.

21 Resources

3 Favorites

21 Resources

3 Favorites