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My Curriculum

Andrea Palmer

6th Grade Math

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

Somerville, MA

Urban Environment

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View all Master Teachers6th Grade Math

(10 Units, 159 Lessons)

Unit 2 - The College Project - Working with Decimals(16 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics(16 Lessons)

Unit 2 - The College Project - Working with Decimals(16 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Integers and Rational Numbers(17 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Fraction Operations(19 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates(21 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities(20 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Geometry(2 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Geometry(19 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Statistics(22 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Review Unit(7 Lessons)

Pretest

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:What do students already know about decimal operations and equivalency between fractions, decimals, and percents? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 2 pretest in order to inform instruction.

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12 Resources

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Going to College

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:Why is it important to go to college? What advice do older students have for applying to college? Students start to familiarize themselves with applying and attending college. This will serve as a frame for the work they will do throughout the unit.

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24 Resources

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Adding and Subtracting Decimals

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:How do you add and subtract decimals? Students use estimates and work on strategies for adding and subtracting decimals.

32 Resources

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32 Resources

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Multiplying with Decimals

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:How do you multiply decimals? Where does the decimal point go? Students work on answering these questions and developing an algorithm for multiplying decimals.

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30 Resources

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Multiplying with Decimals Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:If 24 x 63 =1512, then what will be the product for 0.24 x 6.3? Students work on answering these questions and solidifying an algorithm for multiplying decimals.

27 Resources

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27 Resources

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Dividing with Decimals

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:How can you split $27 equally between 4 people? Students apply what they know about division to divide with whole numbers and decimals.

35 Resources

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35 Resources

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Dividing with Decimals Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:Where does the decimal point go in the quotient? Students use estimation and number sense skills to work on dividing with decimals.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

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Dividing with Decimals Day 3

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:How do you divide decimals by decimals? How can your estimation and number sense skills help you? Students work on answering these questions as they continue their work with dividing decimals.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

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Mixed Operation Practice + Scholarships

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:Which operation should I use to solve this problem? How can I use bars to model what is going on? What are scholarships and how do I earn them? Students apply their knowledge of decimal operations to answer these questions.

23 Resources

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23 Resources

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Show what you know + Equivalency

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? How are fractions, decimals, and percents connected?

23 Resources

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23 Resources

26 Favorites

Loans and Savings

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:What are loans and how do they work? How do banks encourage people to save money? Students work on these questions in the context of the College Project.

37 Resources

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37 Resources

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College Project Wrap Up

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:What have students learned about college? What questions do they still have? Students work on wrapping up and reflecting on the College Project.

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19 Resources

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Unit Review Stations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:Students review for the Unit 2 test by completing stations.

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17 Resources

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Unit Closure

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

The College Project - Working with Decimals

Big Idea:What’s the best deal? How do you represent equivalent amounts? Students work on these questions as they wrap up Unit 2.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

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