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Each point on a coordinate grid can be described with a pair of coordinate values (x, y) that describe the horizontal (x) and vertical (y) distance from the origin.

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Let the students have a blast experiencing a full BLACK FRIDAY excursion. Students will shop, and compare better buys using their understanding of calculating sales tax, and discount, to solve a performance task.

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A graphical representation of an equivalent ratio will be linear because every time you increase one value by a given amount, you increase the other value in proportion to the first.

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In this lesson, I’m introducing students to the vocabulary and the practices. They will be looking at problems that support the practices and then trying out a problem to use the practices.

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What's the point of learning it if you can't apply it in the real world? Students will apply concepts learned in the RP strand of the common core to real world problems.

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Students will be using visual representations to help them solve percent problems. They will be able to say ____% of ____ = _____ by the end of this lesson!

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How come the chances of getting heads are 50% but in ten tries I got 8 heads? This lesson will help kids make sense of the rules versus real life.

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The students will be working with mean and learning about variablility. They will be making connections to real life applications to help assist them in making a connection to mean absolute deviation.