### How Tall Is That?

Students will use proportions and proportional reasoning to accurately calculate how tall something is without actually measuring the height of that object – since it is really tall and they can’t!

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### How Tall Is That?

### Who is the better quarterback? (Algebra In Football)

### The Percentage of Change of Bubble Gum

### Fractions With A Basketball Superstar

### Cellular Algebra

### LeBron’s 2010 Decision

### Clothing Design And Pricing

### Discovering Geometry Everywhere

### Creating Polygonal Letters

### Analyzing Data

### The Ratio of a Chorus

### Find The Better Buy

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6.RP, 6th Grade, 7.RP, 7th Grade, Common Core Standards, Geometry, Real-Life Math LessonsBy adminLeave a comment

Students will use proportions and proportional reasoning to accurately calculate how tall something is without actually measuring the height of that object – since it is really tall and they can’t!

Students will calculate quarterback passer ratings to determine which quarterback is better using algebraic substituting into equations.

7-fp, 7.RP, 7th Grade, Common Core Standards, Ratios & Proportional Relationships, Real-Life Math Lessons, The Number SystemBy admin4 Comments

7.RP.3 Students will compare the bubble blowing ability of regular chewing gum to bubble gum and find the percent of change between the two.

Students will watch a short shot-by-shot replay of one of LeBron’s games. They will then chart and analyze the data using number sense.

6.EE, 6th Grade, 7.EE, 7th Grade, Common Core Standards, Expressions & Equations, Real-Life Math LessonsBy admin3 Comments

Students will discover an equation that will allow them to calculate the cost of a cell plan with variables involved using algebraic concepts. Students will have to do research to discover the costs.

Student’s will use number sense skills to determine if LeBron could have made more money going to Miami or staying in Cleveland.

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Students will design clothing and then use substitution into a preset equation to determine how much they should charge for their clothing.

Students will discover the geometric shapes around them and learn why some shapes are what they are. Students will open their eyes to shapes they might never have stopped to think about before.

Students will learn the rules of polygons and then apply those rules to draw letters that are polygons to make a “polygonal” font.

6.SP, 6th Grade, 7.SP, 7th Grade, Common Core Standards, Real-Life Math Lessons, Statistics & ProbabilityBy adminLeave a comment

Students will create a question and ask that question to collect data and then analyze that data to pull as much meaning out of the numbers as possible.

7.RP.1 Students will listen to music and make ratios comparing the chorus length and song length to discover how important a chorus is to the song.

6.RP, 6th Grade, 7.RP, 7th Grade, Ratios & Proportional Relationships, Real-Life Math LessonsBy admin2 Comments

Students will compare two products in hopes to find the better buy. They will use unit price (rate) to compare the products and determine which product has a greater value.