The Common Core Mathematics Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 6-8: What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them
When it comes to math, standards-aligned is achievement-aligned…
In the short time since The Common Core Mathematics Companions, Grades K-2 and 3-5 burst on the scene, they have been lauded as the best resources for making critical math ideas easy to teach. With this brand-new 6-8 volume, middle school math success is at your fingertips.
Page by page, the authors lay out the pieces to a cutting-edge curriculum, helping you to:
•Get the inside scoop on which standards connect, what key vocabulary means, and time-saving tables showing where to focus instruction for each grade
•Write curriculum for: ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, functions, geometry, and statistics & probability
•Use the What to Teach pages to deliver powerful standards-based lessons
•Learn effective techniques to create an environment where all students can experience math break-throughs
•Incorporate the Standards for Mathematical Practice to improve students’ ability to problem solve, construct viable arguments, use tools strategically, attend to precision, and more
The Common Core Mathematics Companion, Grades 6–8 has what every middle school needs to provide students with the foundation for the concepts and skills they will be expected to know in grade 9–12.