The paths to "Eureka" moments: Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Education

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Scaling Boxes: A math lesson integrating writing

Scaling a Compost Box

This lesson plan is for 6th grade honors students. Within the lesson, students will discover the relationship between the scale factor, dimensions, surface areas, and volumes of similar rectangular prisms.

This lesson includes:

1) Lesson Plan: Scaling Boxes lesson plan 6th grade

2) Textbook Pages: F&W Investigation 5

3) Answer Key: 7FWTGI52

4) Writing Worksheet and Launch Prompt: Scaling up Compost Box launch and questions

5) Student Work: Student Samples