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Unit 2: Ratios and Proportions

The overview of the second unit in the 7th grade math curriculum at BCCS.
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Jawad Brown

on 1 August 2013

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Transcript of Unit 2: Ratios and Proportions

Ratios and Proportions: They're RRRRaaaate
General Overview
What are we going to do everyday?
Framework and Standards
Will this help me with the MCAS?
Common Core Standards
Overarching Essential Questions
What does this have to do with me?
Write
read
compute
Topical Essential Questions
Favorite Lesson
Which lesson will I have the most fun?
Photo Field Trip
and
Virtual Gallery Walk
Assessments Methods
What are you grading?
Literacy Strategies
What are we doing in class?
Learning Outcomes
How will I use this outside the classroom?
7 Element Writing Assessment
You will write and send letter to a toy company expressing your concerns of the use of proportions of body parts and how they relate to body image issues.
Should kids look up to this?
CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2 Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.8 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Math
Reading
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
Writing
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing significant points in a focused, coherent manner with appropriate descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Speaking and Listening
How can you use your mathematician eyes and ears to better understand the world around you?
Like
a Mathematician
Listen
watch
what questions can I answer in a lesson?
How do you represent ratios?
How do you calculate unit rates and scale factor?
How do you know determine two quantities are proportional?
How do I represent a proportion as an equation?
How can you use proportions to solve multi-step problems?
B-D-A Model
Question-Answer Relationships (QARs)
Cooperative Group Work
Directed Reading-Thinking Activity (DR-TA)
Think-Pair-Share
K-W-L Charts
Do-Now
Worksheets (home work and classwork
oral -presentations
7 element writing assignment
posters
maps
models
exit tickets
You will be able to:
Analyze and synthesize math that is present in text, videos, lectures, graphs discussions and pictures.
Barbie
G.I. Joe
photos
Speech Transcripts
Accuracy of Calculations
Math Dictionary
Brainstorming
BCCS
7th Grade Math
The Golden Ratio
Nature
Art
Technology
Human Face
Architecture
No Really EVERYWHERE!
BCCS
Simmons College
Twitter
Facebook
Calculations
Graphs
charts
graphic organizers
Define and explain key vocabulary terms directly related to ratios and proportions.
Use math calculations as evidence to a claim or opinion.
Create an artifact (writing, video, poster or oral-presentations) that supports your doctrine aided by math calculations towards a social justice issue.
But how?
Camera Awesome
Pic Stitch
The Golden Rule is The Golden Ratio
Numb3rs
1 : 1.618
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