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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 7th Standards
Put expressions, equations, and inequalities to work! Young scholars solve problems using various strategies. Meant as a snapshot of the Smarter Balanced Assessment, a set of seven questions includes topics from writing expressions to...
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Solving Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Use the same procedures, just with rational numbers. The resource builds upon scholars' ability to solve linear equations that involve rational numbers. Pupils solve one-step, two-step and multi-step equations in the review for the...
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Solve a Two-Step Equation with Decimals (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Oh no, there are decimals! A resource shows a method to solve a two-step equation that contains decimals. Using a process of clearing the decimals, the presenter converts the equation into a basic two-step equation with whole numbers. At...
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Solving Two Step Equations Involving Decimals

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
With two examples, the presenter shows how to solve a two-step linear equation that contains decimals. Prior to solving the first example, the presentation reviews the steps to solving any two-step linear equation. The examples require...
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Solving Two-Step Equations (Basic)

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Solving equations is as easy as 1-2-3. Using two examples, the video shows the order of the steps to use when solving a two-step equation. It uses a vertical approach to perform the inverse operations to isolate the variable. To finish,...
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Modeling Change with Equivalent Equations ax + b = c

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Mix it up while representing changes in a drink recipe. Using a scenario about making a party drink, the video creates an equation. The process uses equivalent expressions on each side of the equation to build the final equation. By...
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Solve Two Step Linear Equations in One Variable (Example)

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Introduce young mathematicians to a different kind of two step. Using four different equations, the resource reinforces the steps to solving a two-step linear equation. The video works each problem and demonstrates how to isolate the...
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Real-Life Math | Woodworker

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Woodworking is math-intensive work. Viewing a video of a woodworker explaining how he applies math in his craft sets the stage for a crafty lesson. Pupils use ratios and proportions to create scale drawings of objects.
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Problem Solving with Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Having problems with problem solving? Here's a video for you! Pupils watch an informative YouTube video that describes how to set up and solve equations for a given situation. It shows each step in the problem-solving process for several...
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Equal and Opposite Thrust in Aircraft: You're a Pushover!

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It's the law—every action requires a reaction, no matter how small. Pupils experience two demonstrations of Newton's third law of motion as it relates to thrust in the 10th segment of a 22-part unit on flight. Using their mathematical...
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Physics Tug of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Slide books with a little assistance from Newton. Using books, groups create a demonstration of Newton's Second Law of motion. Pupils compare the distance traveled by one and two books when they apply a force to them.
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Windy Tunnel

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Lift—it is about the wing's attack. Using a virtual wind tunnel, pupils investigate wing shape and angle of attack. Learners use worksheets to record their observations and to convert verbal relationships into mathematical equations in...
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Energy Forms, States and Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Even magicians can't make energy disappear. In a discussion-based lesson, young scientists learn about energy forms and conversions. They see how energy is neither created nor destroyed; it just changes forms. This is the 11th...
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Equation Solver

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Solve your equation and prove it, too. Young mathematicians solve linear equations using an interactive. They must input a property to justify each step of their solutions.
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Algebra Quiz

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Reviewing the process of solving equations is as easy as one click of a button. Scholars solve linear and quadratic equations by using a helpful interactive. The computer app automatically scores responses, providing immediate feedback...
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Algebra Four

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Everybody wins when you play Algebra Four. Players solve linear and quadratic equations to earn pieces on the Algebra Four game. Make a row of four pieces and you win the game. But everyone gets practice with solving equations, so really...
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Incline

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Study velocity while examining graphical representations. As scholars work with the animation, they discover the effect the height of an incline has on the velocity of the biker. They make conclusions about the slope of the line in terms...
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Fluency Support for Grades 6–8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fluency is more than just timed tests. A helpful resource provides a series of fluency-building activities designed for middle school mathematics. The activities come in two forms, one that uses whiteboards and a second designed to help...
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Invent a Robot!

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Wait til your class gets their hands on this! Aspiring engineers design a working robotic arm in the fifth and final installment in a series of ocean exploration lessons. Pupils learn about the use of underwater robots in ocean...
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Solving Real-World Problems Using Multi-Step Equations: Bowling Ball Delivery

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
How many bowling balls can a truck carry? A slider interactive changes the weight of boxes and the number of bowling balls per box. Investigating with this slider lets users find the maximum number of bowling balls.
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Applications Using Linear Models: Scuba Diving

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Dive into this resource on rates of change and linear models. Pupils use two sliders in an interactive to adjust water temperature and depth. They use a given linear equation to calculate the rate of change in water temperature per unit...
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Solving Two-Step Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Order really does matter! Show your class how order makes a difference in solving equations. The presentation uses the order of operations in reverse as a guide to help solve two-step equations. Continuing, the video shows how to solve...
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Solving Problems by Creating Expressions—Dollar Bills

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Uncover methods of writing algebraic expressions by listening to your classes. Given a set of information, learners work in groups to provide a solution. It is possible to find a solution using a linear algebraic expression, but the...
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Math Grade 7: Extended Performance Task Planning a Party

For Teachers 7th Standards
Parties aren't all fun and games. Young mathematicians solve a variety of problems related to party planning. They use both provided and researched cost information to determine the best activities to meet given constraints.