Grades

6-8

**Grades:** 6 - 8

ISTE:

S.5.b

CSTA:

2-DA-08

CCSS:

Math.Content.6.EE.B.6

Math.Content.6.EE.B.7

Math.Content.7.EE.A.2

Students will look at information and create tables, equations, and graphs about cell phone plans. Students will come up with comparisons between cell phone plans and look at different representations of the data. Students will use the different representations to make an argument for the best plans. After deciding what is the best cell phone plan, students will explain why they think the plan is the best. Additionally, students will write an effective word problem.

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:35 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English

Vocabulary: Data tables, Equations, Graphs, Problem solving, Word problems

Objectives:

- Students will write equations based on information given in word problems.
- Students will make tables based on information given in word problems.
- Students will make equations based on information given in tables.
- Students will write word problems based on information given in tables.
- Students will make graphs of data given in word problems, tables, and equations.

Subjects:

Algebraic Thinking

Mathematics > Algebra > Word Problem Solving > Algebraic ThinkingCritical Thinking and Decision Making Process

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making ProcessData Collection for Decision Making

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision MakingData Collection for Decision Making

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision MakingGraphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.)

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.)Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Algebra > Word Problem Solving > Methods/Steps/StrategiesNumeric/Table

Mathematics > Algebra > Models/Representations > Numeric/TableSpreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > SpreadsheetsSpreadsheets

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > SpreadsheetsWrite Word Problems/General

Mathematics > Algebra > Word Problem Solving > Write Word Problems/GeneralWriting/One Variable

Mathematics > Algebra > Equations/Inequalities & Functions > Writing/One Variable