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**

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**