BIG IDEAS MATH BOOK

This year the math department has the privilege of piloting a new Math Curriculum that is aligned with Common Core Michigan Standards. Below is a link to the text that will be very useful. Within the link you may access the book:
http://www.bigideasmath.com/students/?level=8.00




Math Links/Resources

Awesome Math Sites

__National Library of Virtual Manipulatives__- Interactive math manipulatives
__Create a Graph__- create your own graph to visually represent your data.
Study Jams: __http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/index.htm__

Math Games-Cover all objectives


Math is Fun: http://mathisfun.com/
Math Playground: http://www.mathplayground.com/
Brainteasers: __http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/bt/bt_6.html__

Math Vocabulary

__Math Vocabulary Flashcards__
Math Dictionary: h__ttp://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html__
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Math Programs

(Require username and password)
IXL: **http://www.ixl.com/math/grade/sixth**
Study Island: __**Study Island**__
Think Through Math: __**http://lms.thinkthroughmath.com/users/sign_in**__

Math Textbook Online

(Requires username and password)
6th grade- Holt Online: __http://my.hrw.com/index.jsp__

MATH LEARNING

Place Value


Place Value Puzzler: http://www.funbrain.com/tens/


MathATube.com: http://mathatube.com/place-value-home.html

Rational Numbers

Rational Numbers Unit:
1. represent fractions using models,
2. simplify fractions,
3. find equivalent fractions, and
4. convert mixed numbers and improper fractions.
5. comparing/ordering fractions
6. converting fractions to decimals

Rational Numbers Vocabulary

Integer
conversion
Ascending, descending
Decimals, fractions, percents, whole numbers
Rational numbers
Improper fractions, mixed numbers
Negative, Non-negative
Equivalent, equivalence, equal, equality

Rational Numbers Online Resources

Understanding Fractions:
Fraction Video:__http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?title=Fraction___Math_Vocabulary&video_id=46509__
Brain Teaser- Pie Pieces: __http://eduplace.com/kids/mw/bt/5/5_05-1q.html__
__Basic Skill Practice Games____- Various fraction games. Great site!!!__

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers:
Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers: __http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions_mixed.html__
Converting Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers: __http://www.xpmath.com/forums/arcade.php?do=play&gameid=38__
Improper Fractions Jeopardy: __http://www.quia.com/cb/186132.html__

Equivalent Fractions/Simplifying Fractions:
Math is Fun, Lesson and Questions: __http://www.mathsisfun.com/equivalent_fractions.html__
Match Equivalent Fraction Models: __http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/memory_equivalent1.htm__
Match Equivalent Fraction Cards: __http://www.helpingwithmath.com/resources/games/fraction_game3/matching.html__
Finding equivalent fractions: __Fresh Baked Fractions game__
Simplifying Fractions Soccer: __http://www.math-play.com/simplifying-fractions-game/simplifying-fractions-game.html__
Tutorial Video, Equivalent Fractions, Khan Academy: __http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fractions/v/equivalent-fractions__
Tutorial Simplifying Fractions: __http://www.helpwithfractions.com/simplifying-fractions.html__

Ordering Fractions:
Fraction Number Line: **__http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/fraction-number-line.html__**
Fractions on a Ruler Game: __http://www.rsinnovative.com/rulergame/__

Converting Fractions and Decimals
Video, Math Playground: __http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_fractions_decimals.html__
Video, Khan Academy: __http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/decimals/v/converting-fractions-to-decimals__
Fruit Shoot Game: __http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/FractionsToDecimals.htm__
Math Playground Quiz: __http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions_convert.html__
Quia: __http://www.quia.com/jg/65724.html__

Ordering Decimals:
Ordering Decimals with Place Value Chart Tutorial: http://www.mathsisfun.com/ordering_decimals.html
Ordering Decimals Game: __http://www.softschools.com/math/ordering_numbers/ordering_decimals/__
Math is Fun, Ordering Decimals: http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/ordering-game.php
Popping Balloons: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/decimals/BalloonPopDecimals1.htm
IXL: Put decimals in order: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/put-decimal-numbers-in-order
Brainteaser, Rainfall Records: __http://eduplace.com/kids/mw/bt/5/5_01-1q.html__
Brainteaser, Swim Scores:__http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/bt/6/6_01-2q.html__

Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Tutorial- Comparing fractions, decimals, and percents
Put Fractions, Decimals in Order, IXL: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/put-assorted-decimals-fractions-and-mixed-numbers-in-order

Percents:
__Interactive Pie Chart__- Graph percentages
__Shopping at Troy's Toys__- Find percent discounts* (advanced)
Converting Percents to Decimals: http://www.xpmath.com/forums/arcade.php?do=play&gameid=30

Understanding INTEGERS

This is How I Use Integers in Real Life: http://www.mrsbrownsmathclassonline.com/cip/cipintegers.htm
Tutorials and Exercises, mathgoodies.com: __http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol5/intro_integers.html__
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ivp0OAQnRys
Practice, ixl: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/understanding-integers
Advanced: http://www.quia.com/rr/71062.html
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Multiples, Factors, Exponents

In this unit:
1. Differentiate between prime and composite numbers.
2. Name factors of positive integers.
3. Represent prime factors using prime factorization which includes the use of exponents.
4. Learn rules/tricks of divisibility.
5. Find the least common multiple and the greatest common factor within word problems. How to tell the difference.

Multiples, Factors, Exponents Vocabulary

  • divisible
  • composite number
  • prime number
  • integers
  • factor trees
  • exponent
  • base number
  • Multiple
  • Factor

Multiples and Factors, Exponents

Prime and Composite Numbers
__Prime vs. Composite Numbers: What's the difference?__

Prime Factorization
Factor Tree Game- http://www.mathgoodies.com/factors/prime_factors.html

Exponents:
__Exponents__- explanation and quiz

Divisibility Rules:
Rules: http://math.about.com/library/bldivide.htm
Rules and Quiz: http://www.mathsisfun.com/divisibility-rules.html

Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor:
__LCM and GCF__- Math
LCM, Math is Fun: http://www.mathsisfun.com/least-common-multiple.html

Operations

1. Order of Operations
2. Adding/Subtracting Decimals
3. Adding/Subtracting Fractions
4. Estimating/Rounding

Operations with Fractions Online Resources:
__Adding Fractions__
__Adding Fractions Visual__
__Tutorial__- Step by step instructions
__Adding Fractions Tutorial__
__Practice adding fractions with unlike denominators__
__Soccer Shootout__- Funbrain game. Add, subtract, multiply, divide* fractions.
__Action Fraction____- Funschool game. Add, subtract fractions.__
Feast on Fractions
Fruit Shoot Adding Fractions: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/FruitShootFractionsAddition.htm

Order of Operations Links

__Order of operations quiz__
__Order of Operations Quiz,given solution__
__PEMDAS Rap__
__Exploring Order of Operations Interactive__
__Order of Operations__
__Quiz__
__Matching Game__
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Decimals

Addition/Subtraction of Decimals
Decimals Cruncher: http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/02-decimals/decimals-cruncher-addition.html
Hoop Shoot: http://www.math-play.com/subtracting-decimals-game.html
Soccer Math: http://www.math-play.com/soccer-math-adding-decimals-game/adding-decimals-game.html
Baseball Math: http://www.math-play.com/baseball-math-subtracting-decimals/subtracting-decimals.html
Decimals Jeopardy Game: http://www.math-play.com/Decimals-Jeopardy/decimals-jeopardy.html

Advanced- Multiply Decimals
Math Is Fun: http://www.mathsisfun.com/multiplying-decimals.html
Decimals Cruncher: http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/02-decimals/decimals-cruncher-multiplication.htm
Study Jams: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/decimals-percents/mult-of-decimals.htm
MangaHigh.com: http://www.mangahigh.com/en_us/maths_games/number/decimals/multiply_decimals

Ratio and Proportions

Vocabulary- Tables and Data
proportional relationship
representations
input and output
expression
equation
ratio and rate
constant ratio
equivalent ratios

RATIOS- Activities
__Thinking Blocks-ratio word problems__
U__se cross products to solve for x.__
__Ratio Marbles__
__All About Ratios__
__Ratio Webquest- M&Ms__
__Golden Ratio__

PROPORTIONS
How to set up a proportion tutorial video: http://www.virtualnerd.com/pre-algebra/ratios-proportions/proportionality/solving-proportions/proportion-word-problem-set-up

SIMILAR FIGURES
Similar figures: __http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U2L4GL.html#sm1__
Similar figures PowerPoint: http://www.ih.k12.oh.us/MSDunlap/Geometry/Similar%20Figures.ppt
Similar figures practice: http://www.kutasoftware.com/FreeWorksheets/PreAlgWorksheets/Similar%20Figures.pdf
Similar figures cartoon blowup: __http://www.themathlab.com/Algebra/basics/blow%20'em%20up%20cartoons.htm__

Algebraic Relationships

1. Coordinate Grids/Coordinate Pairs
2. Line Graphs
3. Proportional Relationships
4. Tables and Proportions
5. Writing Equations with Problem Situations

Vocabulary- Algebraic Relationships

Vocabulary- Coordinate Grids
x-axis
y-axis
coordinate plane, coordinate grid
coordinate pair
quadrants
x-coordinate
y-coordinate

Coordinate Planes- Activities

__Coordinate grid GAMES__
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What's the Point
__Locate the Aliens in Coordinate Graphs__
The coordinate plane practice: http://www.math-play.com/Coordinate%20Plane%20Game/Coordinate%20Plane%20Game.html

Measurement

Reading Measurement: http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/measures/index.htm

PERIMETER AND AREA
Shape Surveyor, Perimeter and Area: __http://www.funbrain.com/poly/index.html__
Perimeter and Area, Math Playground: __http://www.mathplayground.com/area_perimeter.html__
Quia, Perimeter and Area, Rags to Riches: __http://www.quia.com/rr/91670.html__

PERIMETER AND AREA OF COMPOSITE FIGURES
Composite Figures: __http://www.mathsteacher.com.au/year8/ch12_area/09_comp/fig.htm__
Area of Composite Figures: __http://www.glencoe.com/sites/washington/support_student/additional_lessons/Course_1/519_523_WA_SE_Gr6_AdlLsn_Onln.pdf__

Length, Weight, and Capacity Conversions Game: http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/lwc/game.shtml
==Probability Sites==
Math Goodies-Probability
Probability Games
__Certain and Impossible Events- Math Goodies__
__Interactive Adjustable Spinner__
Interactive Spinner: __http://www.mathplayground.com/probability.html__
__Line Plots__

Organizing Data and Statistics

Coordinate Planes
__Coordinate grid GAMES__
__Graph Mole__
What's the Point
__Locate the Aliens in Coordinate Graphs__
The coordinate plane practice: http://www.learningwave.com/lwonline/algebra_section2/alg_coord.html

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
Vocab and Practice- Quia: htt__p://www.quia.com/rr/51667.html__
Mode and Mean- Brainteaser: __http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/bt/6/6_01-1q.html__
Tutorials and Practice- MathGoodies:__http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/toc_vol8.html__

Stem and Leaf Plot
Stem and Leaf Plot Tutorial: __http://www.wisc-online.com/Objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=tmh1101__

__Counting Raisins Activity__