Category Archives: SOL 7.4

Teaching Challenging Topics in 7th and 8th Grade Mathematics Curriculum

Practical strategies for teaching the new SOL involving volume and surface area, among other topics, will be explored in this hands-on workshop. Presentation

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Vocabulary and Problem Solving

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Activities to Promote Proportional Reasoning

A professional development video for teachers. The types of problems in this video should be used before teaching the use of proportions. Why do think that is? How will the types of problems presented in this video strengthen proportional reasoning … Continue reading

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Proportional Reasoning Worksheets and Keys

Proportional Reasoning Worksheet One Proportional Reasoning Worksheet One Key Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Two Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Two Key Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Three Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Three Key Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Four Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Four Key Proportional Reasoning Worksheet Five … Continue reading

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Where’s the Change?

Materials related to Where’s the Change? Change Handout One Change Handout Two Change Handout Three Change Handout Four

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What Is Proportional Reasoning?

Materials related to What Is Proportional Reasoning? Proportional Reasoning Lesson Proportional Reasoning Article Which Makes Sense Handout Which Makes Sense Answers    

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Mr. Tall and Mr. Short Lesson Materials

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Leading Students to Reason Proportionally

A professional development video for teachers. The research for this video comes from the article, “Three Balloons for Two Dollars” by Cynthia W. Langrall and Jane Swafford.  How do the questions suggested in the video lead to the development of … Continue reading

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Reasoning Proportionally

Alfreda Jernigan, Norfolk Public Schools Kristan Formella, Smithfield Middle School, Isle of Wight County Schools Participants will use model drawings and ratio tables to help students reason proportionally. Handout: Reasoning Proportionally

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Reasonably Speaking: A Look At Proportional Reasoning

Catherine Schaefer, Andrews Middle School, Hampton City Schools Regenia Harris, Lindsay Middle School, Hampton City Schools Rebecca Felix, Jones Magnet School, Hampton City Schools This is an introductory lesson to proportions. This lesson will help determine the student’s proportional reasoning … Continue reading

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