2003 Pennsylvania's Governor's Institute for Mathematics
Lessons for Grades 6-8

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Grandma’s Birthday Gift
Grades 6 - 8
  • Problem solving
  • Graphing
  • Basic operations
  • Writing
  • Reasoning
  • Algebraic equation solving
  • Patterning
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Hoop Dreams
Adaptable for grades 6-8
Math, pre-algebra, and algebra classes
  • Averages
  • Basic computation:
    • Fractions, decimals, percents
  • Probability
  • Analyzing & comparing
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Writing

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Rip and Roll
Grades 6-8
  • Solving equations
  • Formulas
  • Graphing
  • Problem solving
  • Prediction
  • Means of central tendencies
  • Data collection & recording
  • Writing
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Tantalizing Tessellations
Middle School Geometry
  • Tessellations
  • Transformation
  • Coordinate graphs
  • Measuring
  • Problem solving and communication
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The Quilt I Built
Grades 6-8 Mathematics (Integrated with Language Arts)
  • Basic math operations & fractions
  • Geometry
  • Proportion, ratio and scale
  • Language arts & consumer science
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