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Grant Harris

7th Grade Math

Samuel J. Green Charter School

New Orleans, LA

Urban Environment

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(7 Units, 124 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Geometry(37 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Rational Number Operations(27 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Proportional Relationships(12 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Proportional Relationships II(8 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Expressions and Equations(20 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Percent and Proportional Relationships(15 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Geometry(37 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Probability(5 Lessons)

Explore Perimeter and Area of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students further their understanding of area and perimeter by first considering a design for a bumper car ride.

14 Resources

28 Favorites

14 Resources

28 Favorites

Perimeter of Irregular Rectilinear Shapes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students use the properties of rectangles to discover missing dimensions.

19 Resources

7 Favorites

19 Resources

7 Favorites

Area of Composite Shapes Using a Grid

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students find the area of shapes using grid paper and markers.

15 Resources

21 Favorites

15 Resources

21 Favorites

Area of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students build on the previous lesson to find the area of composite shapes.

17 Resources

21 Favorites

17 Resources

21 Favorites

Area of Regions Formed by Inscribed Shapes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students solve all the problems by first graphing the shapes on a coordinate grid.

12 Resources

5 Favorites

12 Resources

5 Favorites

CORNERSTONE:Circle Ratios: Diameter to Radius; Circumference to Diameter

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Through measurement students discover that PI is not only a mystical number, it is also a humble ratio.

20 Resources

9 Favorites

20 Resources

9 Favorites

CORNERSTONE: Circumference Formula

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students apply the circumference formula and use fact families to see how it is derived from the ratio PI.

19 Resources

6 Favorites

19 Resources

6 Favorites

Area of a Circle

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students learn to use the area of a circle formula by first seeing how the formula is similar to the area of a rectangle.

12 Resources

21 Favorites

12 Resources

21 Favorites

Circumference & Area Fluency Practice

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Whiteboard practice!

9 Resources

2 Favorites

9 Resources

2 Favorites

Finding the Radius From a Given Circumference or Area

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea: It’s a simple lesson that allows students to focus their attention on an important skill.

16 Resources

6 Favorites

16 Resources

6 Favorites

Circumference from Area / Area from Circumference

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:This is a simple lesson that eradicates simple mistakes when finding the circumference from area or vice versa.

16 Resources

8 Favorites

16 Resources

8 Favorites

Circle Designs: Finding the Area and Perimeter of Shapes Composed of Arcs and Line Segments

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:These shapes look really cool.

13 Resources

3 Favorites

13 Resources

3 Favorites

Assessment_Area and Perimeter (Circumference) of Composite Shapes and Circles

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Tests are awesome. I can take the data and see who has mastered a standard and who needs more help.

10 Resources

4 Favorites

10 Resources

4 Favorites

Drawing Prisms & Pyramids

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:It is empowering and fun to learn how to draw prisms and pyramids.

12 Resources

8 Favorites

12 Resources

8 Favorites

Describe Prisms and Pyramids Using Algebra

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students reinforce algebraic concepts while reviewing (or learning) the terminology for prisms and pyramids.

15 Resources

4 Favorites

15 Resources

4 Favorites

Using Nets to Find the Surface Area of Prisms

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students develop an intuitive understanding of how surface area formulas are derived.

13 Resources

17 Favorites

13 Resources

17 Favorites

Using a Formula to Find the Surface Area of Prisms

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students will use their knowledge of nets to help them find an algebraic way of finding the surface area

12 Resources

8 Favorites

12 Resources

8 Favorites

Finding the surface area of triangular prisms using a net

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students use nets to visualize dimensions of bases and lateral faces of a triangular prism.

15 Resources

7 Favorites

15 Resources

7 Favorites

Finding the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism Using A Formula

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students learn a more efficient method for finding surface areas other than using nets.

14 Resources

5 Favorites

14 Resources

5 Favorites

Discovering the Formula for the Surface Area of A Cylinder

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:A mysterious & hieroglyphic looking formula quickly becomes familiar and student friendly.

13 Resources

7 Favorites

13 Resources

7 Favorites

Finding the Surface Area of Cylinders Using a Formula

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students have already discovered the formula for themselves. Now they put it to use solving problems.

13 Resources

5 Favorites

13 Resources

5 Favorites

Practice Day: Surface Area of Prisms & Cylinders

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Whiteboard practice! No new material except for a few composite figures made from prisms and cylinders.

12 Resources

7 Favorites

12 Resources

7 Favorites

Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders Assessment

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Doesn't everyone love a test?

5 Resources

2 Favorites

5 Resources

2 Favorites

Finding the Surface Area of Pyramids Using Nets

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:No made up numbers! (At least during the heart of the lesson).

17 Resources

5 Favorites

17 Resources

5 Favorites

Finding the Surface Area of Pyramids Using a Formula

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students gain fluency finding the surface area of a pyramid.

13 Resources

4 Favorites

13 Resources

4 Favorites

Surface Area of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:If a student can find the area of a basic polygon, they can find the surface area of a composite shape.

15 Resources

11 Favorites

15 Resources

11 Favorites

Surface Area of Composite Shapes With Holes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:These problems rehire a solid (ha ha ha) understanding of surface area.

16 Resources

3 Favorites

16 Resources

3 Favorites

Surface Area Assessment

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Tests are awesome. I can take the data and see who has mastered a standard and who needs more help.

13 Resources

1 Favorite

13 Resources

1 Favorite

3-D Models from 2-D Views

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Working with unifix cubes is like playing with LEGOs!

13 Resources

7 Favorites

13 Resources

7 Favorites

Exploring Volume and Surface Area with Unifix Cubes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:We’re using unifix cubes. It’s like playing with LEGOS!

16 Resources

11 Favorites

16 Resources

11 Favorites

Explore Volume of Rectangular Prisms

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students progress through a quick concrete->pictorial->abstract sequence of activities to understand area.

15 Resources

11 Favorites

15 Resources

11 Favorites

Find the Volume of Prisms Using a Formula

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Move from the concrete to the abstract. Students turn the modeling of a prism's volume into an algebraic formula.

19 Resources

4 Favorites

19 Resources

4 Favorites

Volume Of Cylinders Using a Formula

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students see that the volume of cylinders is just like the volume of prisms.

20 Resources

10 Favorites

20 Resources

10 Favorites

Volume of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Composite shapes are everywhere in the real world.

15 Resources

5 Favorites

15 Resources

5 Favorites

Volume and Surface Area - Accelerated Math Fluency Day

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Accelerated Math practice = Immediate Feedback

7 Resources

1 Favorite

7 Resources

1 Favorite

Volume of Pyramids

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:A simple demonstration explains the relationship in terms of volume between prisms and pyramids.

13 Resources

3 Favorites

13 Resources

3 Favorites

Surface Area and Volume Final Assessment

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:This is it! Students take the final assessment for surface area and volume.

9 Resources

5 Favorites

9 Resources

5 Favorites