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1 | Lesson | Source URL | Grade Level | Textbook Chapter | Concepts Covered | Comments/Reflections | |||||||||||||||||||||

2 | Steepness | Fawn Nguyen - http://fawnnguyen.com/staircase-steepness/ | 7th | 5 | slope of a line | ||||||||||||||||||||||

3 | Marshmallow Minute | John Berray | 7th | 5 | linear equations | what does rate of change really feel like? | |||||||||||||||||||||

4 | Barbie Bungee | NCTM/ Meyer/ Nguyen | 7th | 5 | linear equations | 2-3 day project | |||||||||||||||||||||

5 | Grandmom's Chocolate Milk | Meyer | 7th | 5 | ratios | quick lesson - use for 6th this year as intro to ratios/rates | |||||||||||||||||||||

6 | Big Wave | 7hills | 7th | 6 | proportions | warm-up, how big is the wave? | |||||||||||||||||||||

7 | Contact Solution | 7hills | 7th | 6 | unit rates | How did Target fail with their pricing? | |||||||||||||||||||||

8 | Weather (101qs) | 7hills - http://www.101qs.com/3300 | 7th | 6 | percents greater than 100 | ||||||||||||||||||||||

9 | Is Gas Cheaper with Credit? | Kaplinsky | 7th | 6 | Percents | multi-step calculation to determine cheapest cost of gas | |||||||||||||||||||||

10 | Nike Shoes | Mathalicious | 7th | 6 | unit rates | what is the cost per ounce? should customers with smaller shoe sizes pay less? | |||||||||||||||||||||

11 | Leaky Faucet | Meyer | 7th | 6 | rates | great general problem-solving, multiple ways to solve | |||||||||||||||||||||

12 | Dueling Discounts | Meyer | 7th | 6 | Percents | warm-up, when should each coupon be used? | |||||||||||||||||||||

13 | Would you rather - discounts | Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/would-you-rather-50/ | 7th | 6 | percent discount | ||||||||||||||||||||||

14 | Would you rather - tipping | Would You Rather? - https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/would-you-rather-46/ | 7th | 6 | percents | ||||||||||||||||||||||

15 | Zoolander | Robert Kaplinsky | 7th | 7 | scale factor | How much bigger should they make Zoolander's School? | |||||||||||||||||||||

16 | 3D Project Menus | 7hills | 6th | 8 | Surface Area and Volume | great for all levels | |||||||||||||||||||||

17 | Pizza Pi | Mathalicious | 7th | 8 | Unit rates, area of a circle | ||||||||||||||||||||||

18 | Pizza Doubler | Dan Meyer | 7th Math Ex | 8 | Area of circles | quick lesson | |||||||||||||||||||||

19 | File Cabinet | Andrew Stadel http://www.101qs.com/518-file-cabinet--act-1 | 7th | 9 | Surface Area/ Estimation | ||||||||||||||||||||||

20 | Dollar Wall | Meyer | 7th thru 8th | 9 | Surface Area | two class periods | |||||||||||||||||||||

21 | Fall of Javert | Mathalicious | 8th | 9 | Quadratic Equations | Is it realistic for Javert to hold his dying note that long? | |||||||||||||||||||||

22 | Out of Left Field | Mathalicious | 8th | 9 | quadratic equations, projectile motion | only presented act 1 | |||||||||||||||||||||

23 | Egg Roulette: Jimmy Fallon | 7hills | 7th | 10 | probability | warmup | |||||||||||||||||||||

24 | Which Button will you push? | Math Arguments 180: http://matharguments180.blogspot.com/2014/11/307-expected-value-vs-psychology.html | 7th | 10 | Probablilty | Warm up | |||||||||||||||||||||

25 | Wheel of Fortune | Mathalicious | 7th | 10 | Probability | ||||||||||||||||||||||

26 | Would you rather - locks | Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/would-you-rather-36/ | 7th | 10 | Probability | warmup | |||||||||||||||||||||

27 | Would you rather - coins and dice | Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/would-you-rather-38/ | 7th | 10 | Probability | warmup | |||||||||||||||||||||

28 | It's a Trap | Mathalicious | 8th | 10 | Pythagorean Theorem, Dimensional Analysis | Took almost entire class period | |||||||||||||||||||||

29 | Taco Cart | Dan Meyer | 7th | 14 | Pythagorean Theorem/ rates | ||||||||||||||||||||||

30 | Viewmongus | Mathalicious - http://www.mathalicious.com/lessons/viewmongus | 7th | 14 | Pythangorean Theorem, scale factor | simplified for our students. Used picture from 101qs http://www.101qs.com/960 | |||||||||||||||||||||

31 | Would you rather - Pythagorean Theorem | Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/would-you-rather-27/ | 7th | 14 | PYT | warmup | |||||||||||||||||||||

32 | White House | Mathalicious | 7th | 9 and 15 | Surface Area and Volume | Getting the 7th graders ready for DC trip | |||||||||||||||||||||

33 | Cheese That Goes Crunch | Mathalicious | 7th | 9 and 15 | Surface Area and Volume | ||||||||||||||||||||||

34 | Steepest Hill | 7hills | 7th/8th | 14/ 8 (7th grade) | Pythagorean Theorem/rates/circumference | Work in progress | |||||||||||||||||||||

35 | Would You Rather - Pythagorean Th. and circumference | https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/would-you-rather-10/ | 7th | 14/8 | PYT, circumference | warmup | |||||||||||||||||||||

36 | Popcorn Picker | Dan Meyer | 7th | 9 and 15 | Volume of paper | ||||||||||||||||||||||

37 | R2D2 | Jon Orr - 101qs http://www.101qs.com/3044-r2d2-postits | 7th | 7 | Area/ SA | Quick warmup | |||||||||||||||||||||

38 | Statistics Project | 7hills | 6th | 9and10 | Statistics | two-week project, create question analyze and present | |||||||||||||||||||||

39 | Donuts | Fawn Nguyen: http://fawnnguyen.com/i-am-a-doughnut/ | 7th | 9and15 | SA and Volume of a Donut | ||||||||||||||||||||||

40 | Play-doh cross-sections | 7hills | 7th | 9and15 | 3D concepts | extension lesson | |||||||||||||||||||||

41 | Meatballs | Meyer | 8th | Beginning of Year | Volume | great beginning of the year warm up | |||||||||||||||||||||

42 | Super Structures | NCTM | 7th | Intro - Beginning of the Year | problem solving | great team building lesson | |||||||||||||||||||||

43 | Graphing on Coordinate Plane | Hybrid of Dan Meyers and Mathalicious | 7th | Math Ex | Graphing/ comparing | Used Dan's Fruit question and Mathalicious' breakfast question | |||||||||||||||||||||

44 | Problem Solving Project | NCTM | 8th Math Ex | Math Ex | general problem solving | first semester project | |||||||||||||||||||||

45 | How much do you spend? | 7hills | 7th | Math Ex - DC Trip | Linear equations, line of best fit | Graphing the expenditures of the student to find a daily average expense. | |||||||||||||||||||||

46 | Bucky the Badger | Meyer | 5th - 8th | Basic Operations; Reasoning | used for 6th grade, great lesson to argue order of operations | ||||||||||||||||||||||

47 | Baseball Pyramid | 7hills | 6th | whole number ops | how many baseballs are there? | ||||||||||||||||||||||

48 | Starbucks | 7hills | 6th | decimal operations | how much is "starbucks for life" really worth? Let students calculate for favorite item | ||||||||||||||||||||||

49 | McDonalds McNuggets | 7hills | 6th | Ratios and rates | warm-up, how many calories in a serving? How much does each nugget cost? | ||||||||||||||||||||||

50 | Arnold Palmers | 7hills | 6th | Ratios and rates | hands-on creation of lemonade and iced tea mixtures | ||||||||||||||||||||||

51 | Nana's Chocolate Milk | Dan Meyer | 6th | Ratios and rates | good as an intro to unit | ||||||||||||||||||||||

52 | Coordinate Plane Intro | Dan Meyer | 6th | graphing points on coordinate plane | good intro to coordinate plane, slowing introducing the math | ||||||||||||||||||||||

53 | Harmony of Numbers | Mathalicious | 6th | Ratios and rates | relates music to ratios | ||||||||||||||||||||||

54 | Dangers of Texting | Mathalicious | 6th | Ratios and rates | how far does the car go during a simple text? | ||||||||||||||||||||||

55 | Dandy Candies | Dan Meyer | 6th/ 7th math ex | Surface Area | great for all levels, good extension questions | ||||||||||||||||||||||

56 | Coke vs Sprite | Meyer | 7th | problem solving | great full day activity with a variety of ways to solve | ||||||||||||||||||||||

57 | Super Bear | Dan Meyer | 7th Math Ex | Division. Similarity | |||||||||||||||||||||||

58 | 100x100 | Kaplinsky | 8th | Linear Equations | how much does it cost? extension - how many calories? | ||||||||||||||||||||||

59 | Flix | Mathalicious | 8th | Linear Systems | may be obsolete - students don't use Redbox | ||||||||||||||||||||||

60 | Would you rather - chance | Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/would-you-rather-37/ | 8th | chance | |||||||||||||||||||||||

61 | SuperBowl Commercials | Yummy Math | 8th | Exponential Growth | Will the cost continue to grow exponentially? | ||||||||||||||||||||||

62 | Central Park | Desmos | 8th | equations | |||||||||||||||||||||||

63 | Polygraph | Desmos | 8th | linear and quadratic equations | |||||||||||||||||||||||

64 | Function Carnival | Desmos | 8th | functions | |||||||||||||||||||||||

65 | How much is 1/3 c of butter | Kaplinsky | 5th grade | fractions | |||||||||||||||||||||||

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