Variables as Unknowns
Students begin the lesson by completing a number trick problem. In groups, they are given one problem to solve following the instructions. They write their own story problems and create problems with one variable.
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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...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Variables in Simple Equations
A Cyberchase clip shows Hacker creating a game show that uses a variable to find out how much power is produced by a gleamer bug. Follow the video with a lesson about using variables to solve equations. Terrific handouts and assessments...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identify Independent and Dependent Variables
Do hours worked affect payment, or does payment affect the hours? Use this video to show your learners the difference between independent and dependent variables and how they affect each other. They will discover which relationship is...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Relate Variables Using an Equation
Create an equation to find out how much money Carlie earns selling jam. Have your learners organize the data into a table to help create a linear graph. The video explains the relationship between the two and what each points on the line...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed