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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.

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.

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.

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.