The Achievements and Challenges of Guatemala
High schoolers research the Mayan number and calendar system. They translate a variety of math problems from base-10 Arabic numbers into a base-20 Mayan representation. They discuss current challenges faced by the people in today's Guatemala.
9th - 12th Math 9 Views 10 Downloads
Teaching and Learning Plans: Inequalities
Which number is bigger? Using a variety of activity sheets, this unit starts with the basics of inequalities and progresses through solving compound linear inequalities. Problems cover the range of inequalities including inequality word...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs
Graphing all kinds of situations in one and two variables is the focus of this detailed unit of daily lessons, teaching notes, and assessments. Learners start with piece-wise functions and work their way through setting up and solving...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar
How did Islam become the religious and organizing principle for one of the largest empires in the world? Invite your learners to discover the rich history and evolution of the religion, as well as its major tenets in the Five Pillars of...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Applying Systems of Equations - Finding Break-Even Points
Explore the concept of solving systems of equations with this project by finding the break-even points using linear equations. Learners need to interpret their graphs in terms of their real-world meaning and make recommendations based on...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable