6th - 8th Grade


State Apportionment Lesson Plans and Task

Jenifer Hummer

Version: 1.0

Three secondary teachers and a mathematics education researcher planned two lessons and revised them through lesson study. The teachers adapted the State Apportionment Task from the Mathematical Modeling Handbook (Sanfratello, 2012).
voting, proportional reasoning, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Primary, Post-secondary, Upper Primary, Grade 5, Middle School, Lower Division, Introduction to Modeling, Measurement, Algebra, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Accuracy, Compare, Estimate, Evaluate, Infer, Quantify
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03.13.2019

Beanbag Toss (Grades 6-8)

Jody Britten, Marka Carson, Jacob Cordeiro, Misael Jiminez, Erika Villegas-Jiminez

Version: 1.0

The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing a fair--yet challenging--beanbag toss game.
parameters, data collection, Mean, Median & Mode, Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Middle School, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Introduction to Modeling, Probability, Measurement, Interpreting Data, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Good Practice in Statistics, Representing Data, Center & Distribution, Probability Models, Accuracy, Compare, Evaluate, Measure, Quantify
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07.07.2018

Emergency Water Supply (Grades 6-8)

Laura Pahler, Marcy Santos, Ralph Olaiz, Elizabeth Soto, Vinn Kanchana

Version: 1.0

This classroom lesson presents students with the task of determining how much water their school would to store in case of an emergency disaster.
Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Middle School, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Introduction to Modeling, Measurement, Ratios, Algebra, Units, Geometry, Possible Tasks, Equations & Expressions, Functions, Other Domains, Variables, Linear Functions, Properties of Shapes, Volume, Estimate, Evaluate, Measure, Quantify
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07.05.2018

Design a Zoo (Grades 6-8)

Project IMMERSION

Version: 1.0

This classroom lesson presents students with the job of designing a zoo, which could include modeling tasks ranging from choosing and locating the exhibits to setting the right admission prices.
Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Middle School, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Introduction to Modeling, Measurement, Algebra, Units, Interpreting Data, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Equations & Expressions, Functions, Systems of Equations, Graphing Functions, Linear Functions, Association & Data Fitting, Representing Data, Build, Evaluate, Infer, Quantify
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07.05.2018