This page contains links to projects aligned with Expressions and Equations CCSSs.

  1. Walking Graphs Grades 6-8 (Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations; Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units; Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways)
  2. Green Thumbs Grades 6-8 (Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations; Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units; Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways)
  3. Water Problems Grades 6-8 (Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape; Use variables to represent quantities in a real-world or mathematical problem, and construct simple equations and inequalities to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities; Know that straight lines are widely used to model relationships between two quantitative variables; Create and interpret scatter plots)
  4. Iditarod Challenge Grades 6-9 (Calculate ratios using fractions; Graph proportional relationships; Solve equations)
  5. GaGa Pit Grades 6-8 (Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two-and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms; Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions)
  6. Shock & Awe -- Projectile Motion in the Crusades Grades 6-8 (Use variables to represent two quantities in a real-world problem that change in relationship to one another; write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable; Analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables, and relate these to the equation; Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities; Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways)
  7. Gas Crunch Grades 6-9 (Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots; Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals), using tools strategically; Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form; convert between forms as appropriate; and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies; Use numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times a whole-number power of 10 to estimate very large or very small quantities)
  8. My First Car Grades 6-9 (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Graph proportional relationships; Interpret the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Understand that the graph of an equation in two variables is the set of all its solutions plotted in the coordinate plane)
  9. Floor Makeover Grades 6-9 (Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Solve linear equations in one variable; Apply geometric methods to solve design problems)
  10. My First Job Grades 6-9 (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Graph proportional relationships; Interpret the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Understand that the graph of an equation in two variables is the set of all its solutions plotted in the coordinate plane)
  11. Daffodil & Tulip Project Grades 6-12 (Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems; Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units; Graph proportional relationships, interpret the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways; Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)
  12. School-wide Recycling Project Grades 6-12 (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Use numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times a whole-number power of 10 to estimate very large or very small quantities, and to express how many times as much one is than the other; Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities)
  13. Cost of Running a School Grades 6-12 (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Solve linear equations in one variable; Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)
  14. Cost of Living Grades 6-12 (Use variables to represent two quantities in a real-world problem that change in relationship to one another; write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable; Analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables, and relate these to the equation; Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)