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    Greater Latrobe School District

    Weekly Lesson Plan

    Teacher:    Mrs. Merlin                              Week of:  March 9-13
    Subject:    Math                                          Level:   6           

    Monday--Day 3

    Objective(s): Meaning of Exponents

    Instructional Strategies: 

    • Describe (orally and in writing) a pattern that could be expressed using repeated multiplication.
    • Generate and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.
    • Interpret expressions with exponents larger than 3, and comprehend the phrase “to the power” or “to the” (in spoken language).

    Homework: See Homework Link

    Assessments: formative

     

    Tuesday--Day 4

    Objective(s):  Expressions with Exponents

    Instructional Strategies: 

    • Critique (orally and in writing) arguments that claim two different numerical expressions are equal.
    • Justify (orally and in writing) whether numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents are equal.

    Homework: See Homework Link

    Assessments: formative

    Wednesday--Day 5

    Objective(s): Evaluating Expressions with Exponents

     Instructional Strategies: 

    • Evaluate numerical expressions that have an exponent and one other operation, and justify (orally) the process.
    • Explain (orally and in writing) that the convention is to evaluate the exponent before the other operations in an expression with no grouping symbols.
    • Interpret expressions with exponents that represent the surface area or volume of a cube.

    Homework: See Homework Link

    Assessments: formative

    Thursday--Day 6

    Objective(s): Two Related Quantities, Part 1

     Instructional Strategies: 

    • Compare and contrast (orally) graphs and equations that represent a relationship between the same quantities but have the independent and dependent variables switched.
    • Comprehend the terms “independent variable” and “dependent variable” (in spoken and written language).
    • Create a table, graph, and equation to represent the relationship between quantities in a set of equivalent ratios.

    Homework: See Homework Link

    Assessments: formative

    Friday--Day 1

    Objective(s): Two Related Quantities, Part 2

    Instructional Strategies:  

    • Create a table, graph, and equation to represent the relationship between distance and time for an object moving at a constant speed.
    • Identify (in writing) the independent and dependent variable in a equation.
    • Interpret (orally and in writing) an equation that represents the relationship between distance and time for an object moving at a constant speed.

    Homework:  See Homework Link

    Assessments: formative