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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 4 - Fraction Operations(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)

Pretest

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

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

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9 Resources

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Many Names for Fractions

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What does it mean for two fractions to be called equivalent? Students develop strategies for generating equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions.

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22 Resources

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What Fraction of the Section Does Each Person Own?

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What fraction of the section of land does each person own? Students use an area model of farmland to determine how much land each person owns.

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28 Resources

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Which Fraction is Greater?

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:Which fraction is greater: 9/8 or 4/3? Students play the comparing game in order to develop strategies for comparing fractions.

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27 Resources

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions Day 1

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:If Ashley ate ½ pizza, Tatyana ate 1/3 of a pizza, and Tiffany ate 5/8 of a pizza, how much pizza did they eat altogether? What’s the smallest number of pizzas they ordered? How much was left? Students work to develop strategies for adding and subtracti

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20 Resources

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:How would you add 2 ½ and 2/3? How would you find the difference between 2 ½ and 2/3? Students continue to develop strategies for adding and subtracting fractions.

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21 Resources

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Looking for Patterns + Show What You Know

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:How would you solve 3 ¼ - 1 5/6? What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students continue looking for patterns when they are adding and subtracting fractions and then they take a quiz.

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12 Resources

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Representing Fraction Multiplication

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:Riley has only completed one-third of her part of the mural. How can you find 1/3 of 1/2? Students extend their understanding of multiplication to fractions and area models.

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27 Resources

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Representing Fraction Multiplication Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What does it mean when you multiply fractions? How can you multiply fractions without drawing a diagram? Students build on their skills for multiplying fractions and they work to develop an algorithm.

27 Resources

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27 Resources

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Mixed Number Multiplication

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:How can we use diagrams to multiply mixed numbers? How can we multiply mixed numbers without using a diagram? Students apply what they know about multiplying fractions to multiplying with mixed numbers.

29 Resources

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29 Resources

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The Multiplying Game

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:How can you create the smallest product in the Multiplying Game? Students apply what they know about multiplying fractions to the Multiplying Game.

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20 Resources

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Connecting Multiplication and Division

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:How are multiplication and division connected? Why do 11 divided by 2 and 11 times ½ result in the same answer? Students make connections between multiplication and division and work to develop strategies for dividing whole numbers by unit fractions.

22 Resources

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22 Resources

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Dividing Whole Numbers by Fractions

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What do you get when you divide 6 by 2/3? How can you connect this problem to multiplication? Students continue to make connections between multiplication and division and work to develop strategies for dividing whole numbers by fractions.

28 Resources

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28 Resources

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Dividing Fractions by Fractions

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What do you get when you divide ¼ by ½? What does your answer actually mean? Students continue building their skills and strategies in order to divide fractions by fractions.

40 Resources

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40 Resources

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Strategies for Dividing Fractions

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What strategies do you have for dividing fractions? How do you divide 1 1/8 by ¼? Students apply all that they have learned about dividing with fractions to divide mixed numbers by fractions.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

20 Favorites

Strategies for Dividing Fractions Day 2 + Show What You Know

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What strategies do you have for dividing fractions? How do you divide 1 2/3 by 1/3? Students apply all that they have learned about dividing with fractions to divide mixed numbers by fractions for a second day. Students also take a short quiz on multipl

23 Resources

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23 Resources

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Unit Review

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What number sentence represents what is going on in this problem? Why? What kind of model could you create for this problem? Students review the skills they have learned throughout Unit 4.

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21 Resources

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Unit Closure

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Operations

Big Idea:What is going on in the problem? What are you trying to figure out? What kind of model could you create for this problem? Students apply the skills they have learned throughout Unit 4.

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18 Resources

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