Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Real-World Linear Programming

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore linear programming on a website game. Partners solve a real-world problem by setting up an objective function and a linear inequality. They graph their results on chart paper and also using a calculator before presenting their...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Real-World Positive and Negative Numbers and Zero II

For Students 6th Standards
Continuing from the previous lesson in the series, scholars learn to use positive and negative integers to describe real-world situations. In groups, they come up with their own situations for given positive and negative integers.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Real-World Positive and Negative Numbers and Zero

For Students 6th Standards
Class members investigate how positive and negative numbers are useful in the real world. Individuals first read a short passage and identify terms indicating positive and negative numbers. They consider situations involving positive...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Ornithology and Real World Science

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Double click that mouse because you just found an amazing instructional activity! This cross-curricular Ornithology instructional activity incorporates literature, writing, reading informational text, data collection, scientific inquiry,...
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Natinal Math + Science Initative

#### Slope Investigation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Context is the key to understanding slope. A real-world application of slope uses a weight loss scenario with a constant rate of change to introduce the concept of slope of a line, before it makes a connection to the ordered pairs and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### When Will We Ever Use This? Predicting Using Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here are a set of graphing lessons that have a real-world business focus.  Math skills include creating a scatter plot or line graph, fitting a line to a scatter plot, and making predictions. These lessons are aimed at an algebra 1 level...
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Linear Graphs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A line is a line is a line. As a middle school assessment task, learners first identify graphs of given linear equations. They then identify the equations that represent real-world situations.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Writing and Graphing Inequalities in Real-World Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Inequalities: when one solution just doesn't suffice. Individuals learn to write inequalities in real-world contexts and graph solution sets on the number line. All inequalities in the lesson are of the form x < c or x < c.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Multi-Step Problems in the Real World

For Teachers 6th Standards
Connect graphs, equations, and tables for real-world problems. Young mathematicians analyze relationships to identify independent and dependent variables. These identifications help create tables and graphs for each situation.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Piecewise Linear Functions: Extending Stories to Graphs

For Students 8th - 10th
Using this resource, scholars develop graphs that model situations by showing change over time. They answer 15 questions based on information from charts that show growth in weight. They extend the concepts to an assessment section of...
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EngageNY

#### Revisiting the Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Use the graphs of the trigonometric functions to set the stage to inverse functions. The instructional activity reviews the graphs of the basic trigonometric functions and their transformations. Pupils use their knowledge of graphing...
Activity
Wake Forest University

#### Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Real World Investigation- Math and Geography- Elevation Changes

For Students 6th
In this math and geography real world investigation, 6th graders plan a driving trip to a city that is located several states away from their home while recording the elevations of three cities that are included in the trip. They use...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Tax, Commissions, Fees, and Other Real-World Percent Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils work several real-world problems that use percents in the 11th portion of a 20-part series. The problems contain percents involved with taxes, commissions, discounts, tips, fees, and interest. Scholars use the equations formed for...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Algebra I: Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Using rates from a rental car company, young mathematicians graph data, explore linear relationships, and discuss the role of slope and the y-intercept. This lesson allows for the discussion of independent and dependent variables, as...
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National Math + Science Initative

#### Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core lesson plan starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

#### Vincent’s Graphs

For Students 8th Standards
What in the world are they doing? Given two graphs, scholars interpret the graphs and connect them to a real-world situation. They must also draw a graph given information about a context.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Graphing Quadratic Functions from the Standard Form

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Use context to explain the importance of the key features of a graph. When context is introduced, the domain and range have meaning, which enhances understanding. Pupils use application questions to explore the key features of the graph...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Double Bar Graphs - Homework 7.1

For Students 3rd - 5th
Your learners have seen basic bar graphs, but do they have experience reading double bar graphs? This worksheet details how to draw a double bar graph and provides an example with six accompanying questions. The final question asks...
Lesson Plan
Annenberg Foundation

#### Skeeters Are Overrunning the World

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Skeeters are used to model linear and exponential population growth in a wonderfully organized lesson plan including teachers' and young scholars' notes, an assignment, graphs, tables, and equations. Filled with constant deep-reaching...
Worksheet
Curated OER

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Raise the bar in your third grade class with this learning exercise on bar graphs. Youngsters view three graphs representing three different sets of data, and answer questions based on what they analyze. The first set is completed as an...
Worksheet
Curated OER

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Working on bar graphs in your math class? Use a thorough learning exercise to reinforce graphing and problem solving skills with your third graders. After reviewing two bar graphs, young learners answer ten questions about the data...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Comparing Linear Functions and Graphs

For Students 8th Standards
How can you compare linear functions? The seventh installment of a 12-part module teaches learners how to compare linear functions whose representations are given in different ways. They use real-world functions and interpret features in...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Slope, Vectors, and Wind Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A hands-on lesson using the TI-CBR Motion Detector to provide information to graph and analyze. The class uses this information to calculate the slope of motion graphs and differentiate scalar and vector quantities. There is a real-world...