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My Curriculum

Andrea Palmer

6th Grade Math

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

Somerville, MA

Urban Environment

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(10 Units, 159 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Geometry(19 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics(16 Lessons)

Unit 2 - The College Project - Working with Decimals(16 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Integers and Rational Numbers(17 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Fraction Operations(19 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates(21 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities(20 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Geometry(2 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Geometry(19 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Statistics(22 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Review Unit(7 Lessons)

Unit 7 Pretest

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What do students already know about geometry? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 7 pretest in order to inform instruction.

8 Resources

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8 Resources

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Perimeter vs. Area

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:You need to build a fence around your yard and put in new grass. How would the perimeter and area help you do this? Students work to determine when to calculate perimeter and when to calculate area.

27 Resources

24 Favorites

27 Resources

24 Favorites

Area of Triangles

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:How can you find the area of a triangle? How can you tell if two triangles have the same area? Students develop strategies for finding area of triangles.

32 Resources

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32 Resources

46 Favorites

Area of Composite Shapes

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:How can you find the area of this shape? Students apply their knowledge of area to find the area of composite shapes.

30 Resources

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30 Resources

51 Favorites

Exploring Circumference

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What is pi, anyway? Students explore the relationship between circumference and diameter by measuring a variety of circles and use it to derive the formula for circumference.

35 Resources

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35 Resources

23 Favorites

Area vs. Circumference

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Make an estimate for the area of each circle. How can we calculate a more exact area? Students develop an estimate for a circle’s area and learn the formula. Then students must apply their knowledge to determine whether they calculate area or circumferen

35 Resources

25 Favorites

35 Resources

25 Favorites

Area, Perimeter, and Circumference

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Which option makes more pizza? Students apply their knowledge of perimeter, area, and circumference to calculate the perimeter and area of irregular shapes.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

18 Favorites

Classifying 3D Figures

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:How are these two figures similar? How are they different? Students learn vocabulary words so they can precisely classify 3D solids.

30 Resources

29 Favorites

30 Resources

29 Favorites

3D Figures and Nets

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students explore cube nets in an effort to understand what properties are common to all nets that form a cube. Students work hands-on with nets and are then pushed to use their experience to visually determine whether other nets will form a given figures.

29 Resources

27 Favorites

29 Resources

27 Favorites

Nets and Surface Area

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What is surface area? How can we use nets to help us find surface? Students work with manipulatives to build 3D figures, create nets, and calculate surface area.

28 Resources

50 Favorites

28 Resources

50 Favorites

Show What You Know About Perimeter, Area, and Surface Area

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:How can you find the perimeter and area of various polygons? What is surface area and how can you calculate it? What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

9 Resources

7 Favorites

9 Resources

7 Favorites

Unit Cubes and Volume

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What is volume? How many unit cubes would it take to fill this box? Students work to develop formulas for finding the area of rectangular prisms and cubes.

26 Resources

10 Favorites

26 Resources

10 Favorites

Filling and Measuring

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What’s the volume of the sugar in this container? How would you solve this problem? Students apply their knowledge of volume to answer more complex problems.

22 Resources

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22 Resources

10 Favorites

Designing Boxes

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:If boxes have the same volume do they also have the same surface area? Students explore this question while designing boxes.

25 Resources

15 Favorites

25 Resources

15 Favorites

Geometry Jeopardy

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students play the Geometry Jeopardy review game.

13 Resources

18 Favorites

13 Resources

18 Favorites

Unit Closure

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:What is going on in the problem? What are you trying to figure out? How can you use what you know to solve the problem? Students apply the skills they have learned throughout Unit 7 to complex tasks.

14 Resources

5 Favorites

14 Resources

5 Favorites

Quadrilaterals and the Coordinate Plane

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:A fun and challenging lesson on quadrilaterals

18 Resources

14 Favorites

18 Resources

14 Favorites

Covering and Filling: Surface Area and Volume of Rectangular Prisms

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students apply their knowledge of surface area and volume to solve some problems for a box company.

26 Resources

23 Favorites

26 Resources

23 Favorites