My Books

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Grade Order Title Strand Description
1 Models You Can Count On Number Developing a conceptual sense of ratio; estimating and calculating the effects of proportional enlargements or reductions; using scale lines; organizing data into ratio tables and calculating ratios; writing fractions as alternative expressions for equivalent situations.
2 Expressions and Formulas Algebra Applying order of operations when writing and solving a formula; interpreting relationships displayed in formulas, tables, and graphs; identifying equivalent expressions and dependent and independent variables.
3 Fraction Times Number Using fractions to describe the relative magnitude of quantities; ordering fractions; understanding and performing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with fractions using models.
4 Operations Algebra Calculating with positive and negative numbers; finding absolute value; graphing inequalities; plotting coordinate pairs and finding distance using absolute value.
5 Comparing Quantities Algebra Organizing and translating information from stories using symbols, charts, tables, and equations; using informal strategies to solve systems of equations.
6 Facts and Factors Number Exploring prime numbers, prime factorization, and divisibility rules; analyzing algorithms for multiplication and division; discovering and relating whole numbers, integers, rational, and irrational numbers by looking at the results of basic operations and their inverses.
7 Reallotment Geometry and Measurement Estimating and measuring regular and irregular areas; discovering links between area, perimeter, surface area, and volume; using customary and metric units.
8 Dealing with Data Data Analysis and Probability Exploring and analyzing measures of center (mean, median, mode, range, maximum, minimum); interpreting data displays including stem-and-leaf plots, scatterplots, box plots; and investigating sampling techniques.
1 More or Less Number Using proportional reasoning and math models to solve percent problems; relating percent increase and decrease to daily life while connecting fractions, decimals, and percents; discovering the effects of decimal multiplication.
2 Ratios and Rates Number Relating ratios to fractions, decimals, and percents; understanding the notions of rates, scale factor, and ratio as linear functions; graphing unit rate with special attention to the points (0,0) and (1,r).
3 Go Rational! Number Operating with rational numbers in both fraction and decimal form, including comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing using a variety of strategies. Applying familiar number models to support understanding.
4 Building Formulas Algebra Applying recursive and direct formulas to tables; relating expressions in equivalent forms; solving problems in the form px + q = r, p(x+ q) = r, px + q > r, and px + q < r.
5 Triangles and Beyond Geometry and Measurement Exploring the relationships of the sides and angles of triangles as well as the properties of parallel lines and quadrilaterals; constructing triangles; using transformations; using the formulas for area and circumference of a circle to solve problems.
6 Packages and Polygons Geometry and Measurement Recognizing geometric shapes in objects; constructing models; slicing three-dimensional figures; solving problems involving area, volume, and surface area.
7 Second Chance Data Analysis and Probability Determining chance; comparing theoretical and experimental probabilities; interpreting tables to find related events; drawing inferences from random sampling; comparing two populations.
1 Revisiting Numbers Number Determining rates with large and small numbers as speed and changing units (km/h, m/s); applying knowledge of place value (base 10) and scientific notation; calculating volume of cones, cylinders, and spheres.
2 Ups and Downs Algebra Describing an increasing or decreasing function from given data in a table or graph; determining whether or not a growth function is linear; recognizing a periodic function.
3 It's All the Same Geometry and Measurement Transforming and graphing similar and congruent figures; explaining and applying the Pythagorean theorem; developing the concept of ratio through tessellation.
4 Graphing Equations Algebra Graphing points and lines; using inequalities to describe restricted regions on a graph; solving single-variable linear equations; learning the structure of the equation of a line; solving systems of equations.
5 Patterns and Figures Algebra Relating tables to algebraic descriptions; applying recursive and direct formulas; relating expressions in equivalent forms; using squares and square roots to solve area problems.
6 Algebra Rules! Algebra Connecting operations with linear expressions; using the linear function; factoring linear functions; solving linear equations and operating with expressions; performing operations with graphs; introducing operations with quadratic forms.
7 Insights into Data Data Analysis and Probability Analyzing information presented in a graph; gathering data using sampling techniques; recognizing bias in sample surveys; examining misleading representations of data; identifying weak, strong, positive, and negative correlations and no correlation; using lines to summarize the data in a scatter plot; making and interpreting scatter plots and box plots.
8 Great Predictions Data Analysis and Probability Recognizing the variability in random samples and the role of chance in events; understanding the effect of sample size on variability; finding the probability of events; using expected values to make decisions; using simulations to investigate the probability; counting possible set arrangements.
1 Picturing Numbers Data Analysis and Probability Creating and interpreting different kinds of graphs (bar and line graphs, pie charts, and pictographs); describing data in tabular and graphical forms; using data and descriptive statistics to build an argument.
2 Figuring All the Angles Geometry and Measurement Estimating and measuring directions, turns, and angles; investigating vectors and rectangular and polar coordinates.
3 Take a Chance Data Analysis and Probability Exploring the meanings of the terms fair and chance; computing chances in situations with few outcomes; using repeated trials to estimate chances; using tree diagrams to represent two- or three-event situations.
4 Made to Measure Geometry and Measurement Measuring length (including circumference), volume, and surface area using metric and English units.
5 Looking at an Angle Geometry and Measurement Recognizing vision lines in two - and three-dimensional situations; identifying and drawing shadows and blind spots; identifying the isomorphism of vision lines, light rays, flight paths, etc.; understanding the relationship between angles and the tangent ratio; using the tangent ratio to solve problems.