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Andrea Palmer

6th Grade Math

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

Somerville, MA

Urban Environment

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(10 Units, 159 Lessons)

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

Welcome to 6th Grade Math

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Why is math important? How does math impact our lives outside of math class? Students make connections between math and life while also learning procedures and rules in the 6th grade math class.

25 Resources

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25 Resources

158 Favorites

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What does it mean to respect someone? How will you show respect to our math community? Students work together to generate expectations for each other and the teacher to ensure that people are respected.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

28 Favorites

Tiles and Toothpicks

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:How can you describe this shape’s perimeter and area? Students review expectations and work together to solve problems about area and perimeter.

37 Resources

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37 Resources

18 Favorites

Mindset

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What is the difference between a fixed and growth mindset? How can it affect how a person thinks and acts? Students work on answering these questions and also work on solving problems in partners.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

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Pretest

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What do students already know about number characteristics and the order of operations? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 1 pretest in order to inform instruction.

17 Resources

19 Favorites

17 Resources

19 Favorites

Brownies & Factors

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:How many different rectangular boxes can you design to fit 100 brownies? Students explore the relationship between factors and area models.

22 Resources

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22 Resources

36 Favorites

Multiples, LCM, and GCF

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What are multiples? How do they compare with factors? Students work to answer these questions and develop an understanding of greatest common factor and least common multiple.

30 Resources

74 Favorites

30 Resources

74 Favorites

GCF and LCM Word Problems

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:When would you come across GCF and LCM? Students apply their knowledge of GCF and LCM to solve word problems.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

71 Favorites

Show What You Know: Factors and Multiples + Introduction to Exponents

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? What's greater, 2 to the third power or 3 to the second power? Students take a quiz and then work to understand that repeated multiplication is represented with exponents.

22 Resources

47 Favorites

22 Resources

47 Favorites

Why do we need an Order of Operations?

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Why do we need an Order of Operations? What is 5 + 3 x 4? What is 3 x 4 + 5? Students work through examples to get at these questions and work with the order of operations to simplify numerical expressions.

24 Resources

27 Favorites

24 Resources

27 Favorites

Order of Operations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Students apply their knowledge of the order of operations to simplify numerical expressions for a second day.

24 Resources

20 Favorites

24 Resources

20 Favorites

True/False Equations: Working with the Order of Operations + Show what you know

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:Does 15 + 2^3 = 15 + 2 x 3? Students work with equations that get to many common misconceptions that involve the order of operations. Students also take a short assessment.

22 Resources

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22 Resources

46 Favorites

Equivalent Numerical Expressions, Day 1 of 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:How can you represent the area of a diagram using numerical expressions? Students apply their knowledge of area and order of operations to match area diagrams with numerical expressions.

34 Resources

58 Favorites

34 Resources

58 Favorites

Equivalent Numerical Expressions, Day 2 of 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:How can you represent the area of a diagram using numerical expressions? Students connect their knowledge of area and equivalent expressions to the commutative and distributive properties for day 2 of this investigation.

35 Resources

14 Favorites

35 Resources

14 Favorites

Unit Review

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics

Big Idea:What have students learned over the course of Unit 1? Students apply their knowledge of multiples, factors, order of operations, and equivalent expressions to review for the unit test.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

5 Favorites