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Tamika can read 500 words in 3 minutes. Her reading rate can be described as which is equivalent to the unit rate of words per minute.### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Instruction includes using manipulatives, drawings, models and words and making connections between ratios, rates and unit rates.

*Clarification 2:* Problems will not include conversions between customary and metric systems.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**6

**Strand:**Algebraic Reasoning

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

In this MEA, students will apply the concepts of heat transfer, especially convection. Students will analyze factors such as temperature that affect the behavior of fluids as they form convection currents.

Model Eliciting Activities, MEAs, are open-ended, interdisciplinary problem-solving activities that are meant to reveal students’ thinking about the concepts embedded in realistic situations. Click here to learn more about MEAs and how they can transform your classroom.

In this MEA, the students will be able to convert measurements within systems and between systems. They will be able to use problem solving skills to create a process for ranking orange juices for a Bed and Breakfast.

Model Eliciting Activities, MEAs, are open-ended, interdisciplinary problem-solving activities that are meant to reveal students’ thinking about the concepts embedded in realistic situations. Click here to learn more about MEAs and how they can transform your classroom.

The students will rank the local produce markets by using qualitative and quantitative data. The students will have to calculate unit rates and compare and order them.

Model Eliciting Activities, MEAs, are open-ended, interdisciplinary problem-solving activities that are meant to reveal students’ thinking about the concepts embedded in realistic situations. Click here to learn more about MEAs and how they can transform your classroom.

In this Model Eliciting Activity, MEA, students will choose the best location for a family relocating and will find the monthly costs per month to make the best decision.

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## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students write and explain the meaning of a ratio and corresponding unit rate in the context of a word problem.

Students are asked to compute and interpret unit rates in two different ways from values that include fractions and mixed numbers.

Students are asked to explain the meaning of given rates and identify any that are unit rates.

Students are asked to convert a ratio of mixed numbers to a unit rate and explain its contextual meaning.

Students are given verbal descriptions of rates and asked to write them as unit rates.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Learn how to identify and calculate unit rates by helping Milo find prices per item at a farmer's market in this interactive tutorial.

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## Original Student Tutorial

Learn how to identify and calculate unit rates by helping Milo find prices per item at a farmer's market in this interactive tutorial.

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## Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

An archaeologist describes how mathematics can help prove a theory about mysterious prehistoric structures called shell rings.

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## Tutorials

This video demonstrates finding a unit rate from a rate containing fractions.

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Watch as we solve a rate problem finding speed in meters per second using distance (in meters) and time (in seconds).

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This video demonstrates solving a unit price problem using equivalent ratios.

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In this lesson, students will be viewing a Khan Academy video that will show how to convert ratios using speed units.

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## Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

An archaeologist describes how mathematics can help prove a theory about mysterious prehistoric structures called shell rings.

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