Content Standards

N.1.1: Read, write, and compare rational numbers in scientific notation (positive and negative powers of 10) with approximate numbers using scientific notation.

Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

N.1.2: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers (integers, fractions, and terminating decimals) and take positive rational numbers to whole-number powers.

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Mixed Numbers

Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Multiplying with Decimals

Sums and Differences with Decimals

N.1.3: Convert fractions to decimals and percents and use these representations in estimations, computations, and applications.

Percents, Fractions and Decimals

N.1.6: Calculate the percentage of increases and decreases of a quantity.

N.1.7: Solve problems that involve discounts, markups, commissions, and profit and compute simple and compound interest.

Percent of Change

Simple and Compound Interest

N.2.1: Understand negative whole-number exponents. Multiply and divide expressions involving exponents with a common base.

N.2.2: Add and subtract fractions by using factoring to find common denominators.

Adding Fractions (Fraction Tiles)

Fractions with Unlike Denominators

N.2.3: Multiply, divide, and simplify rational numbers by using exponent rules.

N.2.4: Use the inverse relationship between raising to a power and extracting the root of a perfect square integer; for an integer that is not square, determine without a calculator the two integers between which its square root lies and explain why.

N.2.5: Understand the meaning of the absolute value of a number; interpret the absolute value as the distance of the number from zero on a number line; and determine the absolute value of real numbers.

Comparing and Ordering Integers

Real Number Line - Activity A

A.1.1: Use variables and appropriate operations to write an expression, an equation, an inequality, or a system of equations or inequalities that represents a verbal description (e.g., three less than a number, half as large as area A).

Using Algebraic Equations

Using Algebraic Expressions

A.1.3: Simplify numerical expressions by applying properties of rational numbers (e.g., identity, inverse, distributive, associative, commutative) and justify the process used.

Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)

Order of Operations

A.1.4: Use algebraic terminology (e.g., variable, equation, term, coefficient, inequality, expression, constant) correctly.

Using Algebraic Equations

Using Algebraic Expressions

A.1.5: Represent quantitative relationships graphically and interpret the meaning of a specific part of a graph in the situation represented by the graph.

Distance-Time Graphs

Linear Inequalities in Two Variables - Activity A

A.2.1: Interpret positive whole-number powers as repeated multiplication and negative whole-number powers as repeated division or multiplication by the multiplicative inverse. Simplify and evaluate expressions that include exponents.

A.2.2: Multiply and divide monomials; extend the process of taking powers and extracting roots to monomials when the latter results in a monomial with an integer exponent.

A.3.1: Graph functions of the form y = nx² and y = nx³ and use in solving problems.

Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)

Parabolas - Activity A

Quadratic and Absolute Value Functions

A.3.2: Plot the values from the volumes of three-dimensional shapes for various values of the edge lengths (e.g., cubes with varying edge lengths or a triangle prism with a fixed height and an equilateral triangle base of varying lengths).

Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

A.3.3: Graph linear functions, noting that the vertical change (change in y-value) per unit of horizontal change (change in x-value) is always the same and know that the ratio ("rise over run") is called the slope of a graph.

Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)

Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)

Linear Functions

Point-Slope Form of a Line - Activity A

Slope - Activity B

Slope-Intercept Form of a Line - Activity A

Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

A.3.4: Plot the values of quantities whose ratios are always the same (e.g., cost to the number of an item, feet to inches, circumference to diameter of a circle). Fit a line to the plot and understand that the slope of the line equals the quantities.

Circle: Circumference and Area

Determining a Spring Constant

Direct Variation

Direct and Inverse Variation

Distance-Time Graphs

Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)

Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)

Measuring Trees

Slope - Activity B

A.4.1: Solve two-step linear equations and inequalities in one variable over the rational numbers, interpret the solution or solutions in the context from which they arose, and verify the reasonableness of the results.

Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

Solving Linear Inequalities using Addition and Subtraction

Solving Linear Inequalities using Multiplication and Division

Solving Two-Step Equations

A.4.2: Solve multistep problems involving rate, average speed, distance, and time or a direct variation.

Distance-Time Graphs

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

Road Trip (Problem Solving)

G.1.3: Use measures expressed as rates (e.g., speed, density) and measures expressed as products (e.g., person-days) to solve problems; check the units of the solutions; and use dimensional analysis to check the reasonableness of the answer.

Density Laboratory

Determining Density via Water Displacement

G.2.1: Use formulas routinely for finding the perimeter and area of basic two-dimensional figures and the surface area and volume of basic three-dimensional figures, including rectangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, squares, triangles, circles, prisms, and cylinders.

Area of Parallelograms - Activity A

Circle: Circumference and Area

Perimeter, Circumference, and Area - Activity B

Rectangle: Perimeter and Area

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

G.2.2: Estimate and compute the area of more complex or irregular two- and three-dimensional figures by breaking the figures down into more basic geometric objects.

Area of Parallelograms - Activity A

Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)

Rectangle: Perimeter and Area

G.2.3: Compute the length of the perimeter, the surface area of the faces, and the volume of a three-dimensional object built from rectangular solids. Understand that when the lengths of all dimensions are multiplied by a scale factor, the surface area is multiplied by the square of the scale factor and the volume is multiplied by the cube of the scale factor.

Dilations

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

G.3.1: Identify and construct basic elements of geometric figures (e.g., altitudes, mid-points, diagonals, angle bisectors, and perpendicular bisectors; central angles, radii, diameters, and chords of circles) by using a compass and straightedge.

Chords and Arcs

Construct Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Constructing Congruent Segments and Angles

G.3.2: Understand and use coordinate graphs to plot simple figures, determine lengths and areas related to them, and determine their image under translations and reflections.

Reflections

Rock Art (Transformations)

Rotations, Reflections and Translations

G.3.3: Know and understand the Pythagorean theorem and its converse and use it to find the length of the missing side of a right triangle and the lengths of other line segments and, in some situations, empirically verify the Pythagorean theorem by direct measurement.

Distance Formula - Activity A

Geoboard: The Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Theorem - Activity A

Pythagorean Theorem - Activity B

G.3.5: Construct two-dimensional patterns for three-dimensional models, such as cylinders, prisms, and cones.

3D and Orthographic Views - Activity A

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

G.3.6: Identify elements of three-dimensional geometric objects (e.g., diagonals of rectangular solids) and describe how two or more objects are related in space (e.g., skew lines, the possible ways three planes might intersect).

Investigating Parallel Lines and Planes

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

S.1.1: Know various forms of display for data sets, including a stem-and-leaf plot or box-and-whisker plot; use the forms to display a single set of data or to compare two sets of data.

Box-and-Whisker Plots

Describing Data Using Statistics

Histograms

Line Plots

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Populations and Samples

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Scatter Plots - Activity A

Stem-and-Leaf Plots

S.1.2: Represent two numerical variables on a scatterplot and informally describe how the data points are distributed and any apparent relationship that exists between the two variables (e.g., between time spent on homework and grade level).

Correlation

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Scatter Plots - Activity A

Solving Using Trend Lines

S.1.3: Understand the meaning of, and be able to compute, the minimum, the lower quartile, the median, the upper quartile, and the maximum of a data set.

Box-and-Whisker Plots

Line Plots

Mean, Median and Mode

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Correlation last revised: 9/11/2014

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