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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 5 - Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates(21 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)

Nana's Chocolate Milk

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:How can you fix Nana’s chocolate milk? Students work on this problem over time to develop a final product that demonstrates their mathematical thinking and solution.

37 Resources

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37 Resources

30 Favorites

Introduction to Ratios

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What is a ratio? How can we create equivalent ratios? Students work to express and extend relationships using ratios.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

70 Favorites

Extending and Comparing Ratios

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Which pictures have the same ratio of trucks to boxes? Students continue to work on understanding and comparing ratios.

25 Resources

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25 Resources

25 Favorites

Ratios with Thinking Blocks

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:How can you use a bar model to represent ratio problems? Students work with problem sets on the Thinking Blocks website.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

12 Favorites

Working with Percents

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What is a percent discount? Students apply their knowledge of ratios and percents to figure out which store has the better deal.

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23 Resources

22 Favorites

Converting Measurements Using Ratios

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:How much taller is Lebron than Dwayne? Students use ratios to convert measurements and apply this knowledge to word problems.

30 Resources

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30 Resources

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Converting Measurements Using Ratios Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Which building is the world’s tallest building? Students use ratios to convert measurements between customary and metric systems. Students apply this knowledge to word problems.

28 Resources

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28 Resources

28 Favorites

Show What you Know About Ratios

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Before the quiz, students play some online games to review.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

8 Favorites

Introduction to Rates

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Who is the fastest at making posters? Who is the slowest? Students learn about rates and unit rates and apply their knowledge to solve word problems.

28 Resources

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28 Resources

45 Favorites

Heart Rate

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What is your resting rate? What is your active heart rate? How can you improve your heart rate? Students calculate these rates and use multiplication and division to answer rate questions.

25 Resources

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25 Resources

11 Favorites

Calculating Speed Day 1

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What was your sprinting speed in miles per hour? Students use conversions and rates to calculate their speed.

25 Resources

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25 Resources

12 Favorites

Calculating Speed Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Who’s faster? During the second day of this investigation, students use conversions and rates to calculate and compare their speeds. Students also use their data to plot points on a line graph.

32 Resources

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32 Resources

8 Favorites

Comparing Rates

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What was Diane’s speed for each segment of her triathlon? Students use line graphs and tables to compare rates.

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22 Resources

12 Favorites

Calculating Unit Rates

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:How long does it take each student to make one bracelet? How many bracelets can each student make in an hour? Students practice finding and using unit rates to answer questions.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

10 Favorites

The State Fair

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Which store offers the best deal for tickets to the state fair? How do you know? Students apply what they know about equivalent rates to answers questions.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

7 Favorites

Better Deal Stations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What is the better deal? How do you know? How do stores try to trick you? Students work in groups to determine the better deal.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

27 Favorites

Show what you know about rates

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

13 Resources

3 Favorites

13 Resources

3 Favorites

Finals Week Day 1

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Which drink has the strongest caffeine concentration? How will you figure out this problem? What information do you need to figure this out? Students work on this problem for the first of two lessons.

36 Resources

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36 Resources

6 Favorites

Finals Week Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:Which drink has the strongest caffeine concentration? How will you figure out this problem? What information do you need to figure this out? Students work on this problem for the second of two lessons.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

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Unit 5 Review Stations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:If the stores have equivalent prices, what do you know about n? Students review for the Unit 5 test by completing stations.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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Unit 5 Test

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates

Big Idea:What have students learned during this unit? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 5 test.

8 Resources

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8 Resources

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