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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 6 - Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities(20 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)

Translating Algebraic Expressions and Equations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:Students will translate between the written form and algebraic form using correct mathematical notation.

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29 Resources

142 Favorites

Working with Expressions and Equations Part 1

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:Students use their knowledge of algebraic expressions and equations to write expressions and equations using appropriate math symbols.

23 Resources

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23 Resources

41 Favorites

Working with Expressions and Equations Part 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:Students use substitution to find the values of equations and expressions they wrote using appropriate math symbols.

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17 Resources

14 Favorites

Working with Expressions and Equations Part 3

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:Ben’s mom gives him the option of grooming 3 horses or mowing 2 fields. Which job should Ben choose? Why? Students use their knowledge of algebraic expressions and equations to write expressions and equations.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

15 Favorites

Introduction to Solving Equations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:What is going on in the equation 3x + 2 = 17? What does x equal? Students work with the concept of equality and balance to solve one and two-step algebraic equations.

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22 Resources

34 Favorites

Writing and Solving Equations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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

32 Resources

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32 Resources

64 Favorites

Writing and Solving Equations Part 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

16 Favorites

Equations, Tables, and Graphs Day 1

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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

25 Resources

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25 Resources

41 Favorites

Equations, Tables, and Graphs Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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.

23 Resources

23 Favorites

23 Resources

23 Favorites

Finding Solutions to Equations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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.

29 Resources

8 Favorites

29 Resources

8 Favorites

Working with Inequalities

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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.

24 Resources

21 Favorites

24 Resources

21 Favorites

Show What You Know about Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

14 Favorites

Area and Combining Like Terms

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:How do you represent the area of different blocks? What’s the difference between 2x and x squared? Students use their knowledge of area to combine like terms using algebra tiles.

32 Resources

5 Favorites

32 Resources

5 Favorites

Perimeter, Area, and Combining Like Terms

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:What are similarities and differences between these figures? What expressions represent the perimeter and area of each figure? Students combine like terms and create expressions to represent the perimeter and area of figures created with algebra tiles.

30 Resources

40 Favorites

30 Resources

40 Favorites

Number Tricks

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:Why do these number tricks work? How do these tricks connect to inverse operations? Students work with algebra tiles to understand how and why these number tricks work.

35 Resources

6 Favorites

35 Resources

6 Favorites

Distributive Property and Number Tricks

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:What is the distributive property? Is 4(x +3) equivalent to 4x +12? How do you know? Students work to demonstrate the distributive property using algebra tiles and algebraic expressions.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

71 Favorites

Area and the Distributive Property

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:The area of a rectangle is x^2 + 10x. How can you represent this area as a product? Students apply their knowledge of area and the distributive property to expand and factor algebraic expressions.

25 Resources

16 Favorites

25 Resources

16 Favorites

Review Stations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:How can you use expressions, equations, and inequalities to represent different situations? Students review for the Unit 6 test by completing stations.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

27 Favorites

Unit Closure

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

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.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

7 Favorites