Lesson Plan for Unit 7 Variables, Equations and Expressions

 Grade: 6 Content Area: Mathematics Course Name:

Learning Target  7.1: I can solve equations involving positive rational numbers.

 Lesson Duration Supporting Target Resources 7.1 1 day I can decide which operations should be given precedence when evaluating an expression. PEMDAS Lesson TextPEMDAS Poem ActivityPass the Paper ActivityOrder of Operations Interactive WebsiteWorking with Real Numbers PDF

Learning Target  7.2: I can understand that a variable can represent any number or quantity.

 Lesson Duration Supporting Target Resources 7.2 1-2 days I can write addition and subtraction phrases as single-variable expressions.I can write multiplication and division phrases as single-variable expressions.I can write sentences as single-variable equations.I can model real-world situations with simple equations. Writing Expressions and Equations TextIntroduction to Variables and Variable Expressions VideoDefining Variables VideoWriting Variables Expressions VideoWriting Basic Algebraic Expressions VideoWriting Basic Algebraic Expressions Video 2 7.3 1-2 days I can evaluate single variable expressions with given values for the variable.I can evaluate multi-variable expressions with given values for the variable.I can use given expressions to analyze and solve real-world problems. Variables and Expressions TextEvaluating an Expression with Multiple Variables VideoEvaluating Variable Expressions VideoEvaluating Variable Expressions Video 2

Learning Target  7.3: I can understand and apply the associative, commutative, and distributive properties.

 Lesson Duration Supporting Target Resources 7.4 1 day I can isolate variables using inverse operations in order to solve equations in one step. One-Step Equations and Inverse Operations TextOne Step Equations VideoLinear Equations PDF 7.5 1 day I can use the Addition Property and Multiplication Property to solve equations that you have written in two steps. Two-Step Equations and Properties of Equality TextTwo Step Equations Video 7.6 1 day I can simplify an expression in the form  or  by using the Distributive Property. Expressions and the Distributive Property TextProperties Vocabulary ActivityDistributive Property Example Video 7.7 1 day I can simplify an expression in the form  or  by using the Distributive Property. When to Use the Distributive Property Text 7.8 1-2 days I can use coordinate pairs to graph linear equations. Graphs of Linear Equations TextGraphing LInes VideoGraphs of Linear Equations VideoRepresenting Functions PDF