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#### Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for Middle School

Good assessments are hard to find—assessments that address content standards and fit into standard class periods. The six assessments in the middle school collection are 80-minute forms, divided into two 40-minute sections, and are...

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#### The Tech Challenge 2016 lessons

Challenge young flight engineers to design a flying device for Ant-Man, balloon crafts that have neutral buoyancy, paper airplanes from different types of paper, hoop gliders, and a launcher for ping pong balls. Although designed for the...

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#### 6th Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

Build math vocabulary with a collection of flashcards designed to support the Houghton Mifflin sixth grade math curriculum. Eight sets of cards cover a multitude of concepts. Terms appear alongside their definition and labeled picture...

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#### Dirty Decomposers

Do not let the class just sit and rot. Pupils learn how decomposition and nutrient recycling is important to an ecosystem. Groups design an experiment to determine how environmental conditions affect decomposition. They develop a poster...

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#### Stressed Out!

Are our oceans really suffering due to the choices humans make? The sixth and final installment in the volume of activities challenges research groups to tackle one of six major topics that impact ocean health. After getting to the...

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#### Lessons for Learning—Grade 6

A very clear and concise unit to teaching sixth graders math concepts directly related to Common Core. Learners are exposed to six lessons involving recipe conversions, graphing data from ratio tables, evaluating exponents,...

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#### Saxon Math Course 2

Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...

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#### Saxon Math Course 1

Looking to enhance your math curriculum? Then this collection of Saxon math worksheets is for you! With over 700 pages of content, you find will materials covering any topic you can imagine relating to upper-elementary and middle school...

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#### Simple Machines

Planning a unit on simple machines? Save some time and energy with this collection of lessons and activities that explores how these devices are used in the real world to make life a little easier.

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#### Application Task 6.EE.9

Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of algebraic equations to examine the cost of Sally's U Tunes membership in this problem solving exercise. Given the initial membership fee and the cost per song, learners must write an...

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#### “I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math

Help your sixth graders reach their Common Core math standards by providing them with a checklist of "I can" statements for each standard. As each concept is covered, kids can check it off, as long as they can do what it states.

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#### Whirligig Lollapalooza

Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...

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#### Study Jams! Photosynthesis

One friend explains to another that plants combine water and carbon dioxide with the energy of the sun to produce sugar and oxygen. She mentions the roles of the roots, chloroplasts, and stomata in an engaging video that reviews how...

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#### Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...

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#### Diapers

Most of your students probably think a car or college is the first big expense their parents could help them with, but as it turns out these kids have been costing their parents for their whole lives. Have they ever considered how much...

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#### Two-Variable Relationships in Real-World Problems

When tending to CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.9, this complete resource fits the bill. Learners work in groups or pairs to assign two variables to several real-world problems. They write equations, complete tables of solutions, and then...

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#### Is It or Isn't It Proportional

How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...

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#### Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for Middle School)

There are more ways to use mint candies than to just eat them. In groups, learners design and build race cars using mint candies, drinking straws, Popsicle sticks, index cards, and other materials. They decide on an independent variable...

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#### Creature Caverns

Plot the relationship of characteristics of creepy creatures. Learners plot the coordinates to describe the number of eyes, horns, and/or brains different creatures have. Pupils fill out a table to plot the points and complete the pattern.

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#### CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...

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#### Dance and Text

Use texts and dances to teach inequalities and equations. A sixth-grade unit covers using variables in equations and inequalities to solve problems. Learners show what they know at the end of the unit using two performance tasks, one...

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#### Patterns: Beads under a Blanket - Intermediate and Middle School Grades

Apply pattern knowledge to bead patterns. The formative assessment lesson provides pupils the opportunity to show what they know about patterns and functions. Learners take a pre-assessment, then build upon their answers at the beginning...

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#### Grades 7-8 Independent and Dependent Variables

It all depends upon the independence. The differentiated instruction lesson introduces learners to independent and dependent variables. Using real-world situations, scholars gain a conceptual understanding of the difference between the...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target G

Making money and saving money turn into high interest topics for sixth graders. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows use these topics in a presentation with math practice problems. The questions require applying knowledge of algebraic...