Supporting Common Core State and NCTM Standards, these lesson plans and printables (also usable with interactive whiteboards) provide
real-world math for students to become successful
in the classroom and beyond.
GRADES 6-8SOLVING THE UNKNOWN WITH ALGEBRA
Skills addressed: Pre-algebra skills including using formulas, solving for unknowns, and manipulating equations.
GRADES 7-8 (& ADVANCED)CULTIVATING DATA
Skills addressed: Key data analysis concepts, including calculating measures of central tendency and expected value, as well as constructing and interpreting line plots, stem-and-leaf plots, box-and-whisker plots, and scatterplots with lines of best fit.
GRADES 6-8PLAN, SAVE, SUCCEED!
Skills addressed: Key financial literacy topics, including budgeting; calculating deductions and interest using percentages, fractions, or decimals; financial responsibility and decision making; planning and money management; saving and investing income; and managing credit and debt.
GRADES 6-8Think FUNCTIONally
Skills addressed: Key functions topics, including representing a function as a formula and a graph, as well as calculating rate of change and using it to graph and predict future outcomes.NEXT PROGRAM: GRAPHING >
GRADES 6-8DIVING INTO THE NUMBER SYSTEM
Skills addressed: Key concepts of absolute value, negative numbers, and irrational numbers, including determining value and plotting on a number line.NEXT PROGRAM: CONVERSIONS >
GRADES 6-8DESIGNING WITH GEOMETRY
Skills addressed: Applying knowledge of transformations, congruence, scale drawings, characteristics of angles, and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.Next Geometry Program >
GRADES 6-8DATA SAMPLING: MAKING EFFECTIVE INFERENCES
Skills addressed: Key concepts of representative sampling, including creating and comparing samples and using proportional reasoning.Next Probability Program >
GRADES 6-8THE POWER OF PROBABILITY
Skills addressed: Strategies to identify the likelihood of an event occurring; calculating simple and compound probability; sampling and proportions.< Previous Probability Program Next Probability Program >
GRADES 6-8Designing RATIOnally
Skills addressed: Key concepts of ratio and unit rate, including representing ratios using different notations as well as performing calculations involving ratios and unit rates.
Math Academy Series:
Using Math in
the Real World