Unit Plan – Ratios, Rates, & Proportions

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Unit Plan – Ratios, Rates, & Proportions

8th Grade Algebra

|Day |Concept |Class Activity |Homework |Standards/ Benchmarks |Learning Objectives |

|1 |Ratios and Unit Rates |Weekly WOW |Ratios and unit rates |CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.1 |Given two quantities, students will be able|

| | |Halloween candy activity |worksheet | |to make comparisons in terms of ratios. |

| | |Ratio and unit rates notes | |CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.2 |Given any compound rate, Students will be |

| | | | | |able to convert the rate into a unit rate. |

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| | | | |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.1 | |

|2 |Unit & Rate Conversions|Weekly WOW |Work on follow-up |CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3 |Students will be able to collect data on |

| | |Homework questions |questions | |rates that will be used as an application |

| | |Activities in balcony of gym (running, jumping, jump | |CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3d |to unit conversions. |

| | |roping, throwing) | | | |

| | |Data collection | | | |

| | |Begin follow-up questions | | | |

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|3 |Unit & Rate Conversions|Weekly WOW |Complete follow-up |CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3 |Given a rate and conversion factors, |

| | |Homework questions |questions using formal | |students can covert the units into |

| | |Rate conversions notes, formalize conversions |rate conversions |CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3d |different units. |

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|4 |Proportions |Weekly WOW |Finish sketches of Jack |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2 |Students can critically think about what is|

| | |Homework questions |and the Giant | |important in an application of proportions.|

| | |Homework check on ratios and unit rates | | | |

| | |Begin Jack and the Beanstalk activity (video, and | | | |

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|5 |Proportions |Weekly WOW |Complete the Jack and the |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2 |Students are able to solve a 'real life' |

| | |Finish the Jack and the Beanstalk activity |Beanstalk homework | |application of proportions. |

| | |Go over test from previous chapter |section; (and activity if |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.c | |

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|6 |Proportions/ Similar |Weekly WOW |Bookwork: |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2 |Given two proportional shapes, students |

| |Figures |Go over ratios/unit rates homework check |page 192 | |will be able to find a missing side. |

| | |Homework questions for Jack and Beanstalk |#1-21 odds |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.a | |

| | |Proportions and similar figures notes |and 24-28 | |Given a map and a scale, students will be |

| | |Begin homework |(proportions with similar | |able to find actual distance |

| | | |figures and maps) | | |

|7 |Quiz Review |Weekly WOW |Finish quiz review | | |

| | |Homework questions | | | |

| | |Homework check on proportions and similar figures | | | |

| | |Quiz review | | | |

|8 |Quiz |Weekly WOW |None | | |

| | |Review questions | | | |

| | |Take quiz | | | |

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|9 |Percent Equations and |Weekly WOW |Work on project (should |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.3 |Students will be able to find percentages |

| |Simple Interest |Give back quiz |get through step 3 at the | |of a whole and evaluate what the percent |

| | |Mini-lesson on percent equations and simple interest |least) | |represents. |

| | |Begin percent project | | | |

| | | | | |Students will be able to calculate simple |

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|10 |Percent Change |Weekly WOW |Finish the project packet |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.3 |Students will be able to calculate percent |

| | |Project questions |and talk to adult about | |of change and analyze the meaning of the |

| | |Mini-lesson on percent change |budgeting | |percentages |

| | |Finish percent project | | | |

|11 |Wrap up |Weekly WOW |None |CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.3 |Students will put together all the |

| | |Project questions | | |information they learned about budgeting |

| | |Write wrap up essay for project using packet and | | |with percentages |

| | |conversation with adult | | | |

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