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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
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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Proportions and Scale: Problem Solving Plan, Proportions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Slide into a lesson on proportions. A slider interactive lets users adjust three of the four values in a proportion and automatically updates the fourth value. Scholars use the interactive to help answer a set of challenge questions on...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Students 6th Standards
They claim there are problems on the assessment. The presentation provides 13 questions that demonstrate the problem-solving claim for Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the resource to provide examples of problem-solving...
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Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on area...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 7th Standards
Put expressions, equations, and inequalities to work! Young scholars solve problems using various strategies. Meant as a snapshot of the Smarter Balanced Assessment, a set of seven questions includes topics from writing expressions to...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target B

For Teachers 7th Standards
Fraction and integer operations follow the same rules.  Assess the depth of understanding with operations with rational numbers using a presentation from the Grade 7 Claim 1 Slideshow series. A set of slides presents 12 question and...
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Trial and Improvement

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Try to find an estimate when the exact answer is not clear. Using the General Certificate of Secondary Education Math review resource, pupils learn how to find an estimate to a cubic equation. Class members use the trial-and-improvement...
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Elementary–Module 1: Sustainable Innovation

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Where would society be without the innovations of Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs? Scholars explore what it means to have an innovative mindset. Working in small groups, pupils design a product or service to help solve a social,...
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It's In the Mail

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to check the mail! The task is to determine the most cost-effective way to mail a packet of information. Young scholars write an equation that models the amount of postage as a function of the number of sheets mailed and...
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In a Triangle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's in a triangle? Just 180 degrees worth of angles! Young learners use given angle relationships in a triangle to write an algebraic representation. Using a system of equations, they simplify the equation to a linear representation.
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Line of Sight

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
There's no way around it—learners must use trigonometry to model the line of sight around a race track! Using the starting line as the origin, pupils model the straight line distance to any car using a trigonometric expression. The...
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Application of a Linear Equation in One Variable - Salary Plus Commission (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Linear equations are invaluable in problem-solving. A video presents an equation representing a weekly income based on a salary and commission. The instructor demonstrates how to substitute for both the dependent and independent...
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Application of a Linear Equation in One Variable - Equal Saving Amount (Example)

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Explore the idea of equality through the lens of linear equations. Two friends have a specific amount of money in savings and plan to add to it each week. A video lesson shows how to determine when their total amounts in savings is equal. 
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Application of a Linear Equation in One Variable - Salary Plus Commission (Example 1)

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Build problem-solving skills within your classes. Young scholars learn linear equations are great for modeling contextual situations. The specific situation models weekly income based on a combination of salary and commission. Given the...
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Linear Equation Application - Depth Under Water (Example)

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Water pressure decreases at a constant rate with a change in depth. A video lesson demonstrates how to use a linear equation to determine the depth when given a specific pressure. Learners must substitute for the dependent variable to...
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Gym

For Students 6th Standards
Math requires strength training, too. Scholars consider three different pricing systems for a gym. Given several scenarios, they determine which gym would be cheaper and find how many visits it takes for the costs to be equal.
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Step 4: Consider the Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever noticed how deep the roots of a tree or plant stretch? Scholars analyze the context of an issue and the root causes that go to the base of the problem. The fourth step of a 10-part County Solutions - High School unit shares...
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Step 2: Find What You Need

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever searched for something on the web only to get 50,000 results? Scholars analyze ways to break down an inquiry to get specific results. The second installment of a 10-part County Solutions - High School series researches...
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Make Sense of Volume

For Students 5th Standards
A brief assessment challenges scholars to draw a box on graph paper designed with specific cubic units. Written responses demonstrate their knowledge.  
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Construct Viable Arguments About Adding Fractions

For Students 5th Standards
Test mathematicians' knowledge of adding fractions with a brief assessment that challenges them to play teacher while correcting a peer's work. Scholars examine Carl's mathematical response, identify where he went wrong, then solve the...
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Use Models to Compare Fractions

For Students 4th Standards
One task, broken into four parts, challenges mathematicians to show what they know about fractions. Using a number line and models, scholars compare fractions and prove proficiency through written responses. 
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Extended Performance Task: Tile Floors

For Students 4th Standards
Mathematicians help tile a bathroom and create a layout using graph paper and their knowledge of area in an assessment designed with several performance tasks that build upon one another. 
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Classify Two-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 4th Standards
Four problems make up an assessment created to test learners' knowledge of two-dimensional shapes. Mathematicians observe shapes, list their attributes, and use a Venn diagram to classify them. A brief reflection piece closes the exam. 
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Extended Performance Task: Recording Data

For Students 3rd Standards
Challenge mathematicians to show what they know with five tasks all about data. Scholars collect and record data before creating tally charts, picture graphs, and bar graphs to analyze the information they discovered in written form.