Concept 2 : Writing Variable Expressions
[CC.7.EE.2] 
CC.7.EE.2
Understand that rewriting an expression
in different forms in a problem context can shed light on the problem
and how the quantities in it are related. For example, a + 0.05 a =
1.05a means that “increase by 5%” is the same as “multiply by 1.05.”
Essential Questions: 
 What strategies can I use to help me
understand and represent real situations using algebraic
expressions and equations?
 How can we represent values using
variables?

Key Vocabulary:
Note per DOE  Vocabulary is not to be
memorized by students 
Resources: 
 CC.7.EE.2
 Glencoe CCSS Course 2 p.
387394

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Concept 3: Equations & Word Problems
[CC.7.EE3(1,2,3) ; CC.7.EE.4a(1,2) 
TCV.7.EE.3 (1)
Solve multistep reallife and mathematical
problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any
form. TCV.7.EE.3 (2) Convert
between forms of rational numbers as appropriate when solving
multistep equations. TCV.7.EE.3 (3)
Assess the reasonableness of answers to
problems with positive and negative numbers using mental
computation and estimation strategies. TCV.7.EE.4a (1)
Solve equations of the form px + q = r and
p(x + q) = r fluently, where p, q, and r are specific rational
numbers. TCV.7.EE.4a (2) Solve
word problems of the form px + q = r and p(x + q) = r fluently,
where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers
Essential Questions: 
 How is an equation like a balance? How can
the idea of balance help me solve an equation?
 What is the difference in an expression
and an equation?
 How can we use variables to solve
equations?

Key Vocabulary:

equation 
Resources: 
 CC.7.EE.3(1):
 Glencoe CCSS
Course 2 p. 489491
 7th Grade CCGPS Frameworks:
Algebra Magic
Student 
Teacher
 7th Grade CCGPS Frameworks: The Drop
Student 
Teacher
 7 Algebraic Thinking page 371
 CC.7.EE.3(2):
 Glencoe CCSS
Course 2 p. 225227
 Glencoe CCSS
Course 2 p. 307309
 7 Station Activity Book pages 98104
 CCGPS Frameworks: Calendar
Equations
Student 
Teacher
 7th Grade CCGPS Frameworks: The Drop
Student 
Teacher
 CC.7.EE.3(3):
 7th Grade CCGPS Frameworks:
Algebra Magic
Student 
Teacher
 CC.7.EE.4a(1)
 Glencoe CCSS Course 2 p. 429496
 7 Station Activity p. 98103
 CC.7.EE.4a(2)
 Glencoe CCSS Course 2 p.
429496
 8th Station Activity p. 103111
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Concept 4: Inequalities
& Word Problems [CC.7.EE.4b(1)] 
TCV.7.EE.4b (1) Solve word problems leading to
inequalities of the form px + q > r or px + q < r, where p, q, and r
are specific rational numbers.
Essential Questions: 
 How can I tell the difference
between an expression, equation and an inequality?
 How do I solve inequalities?

Key Vocabulary:
Note per DOE  Vocabulary is not to be
memorized by students 
inequalities 
Resources: 
 CC.7.EE.4b(1)
 Glencoe CCSS Course 2 p.
497528
 8th Station Activity p. 103111
 CCGPS Frameworks Inequality Statements
Student 
Teacher

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Concept 5: Graphing Inequalities
in 1 Variable [CC.7.EE.4b(2)] 
TCV.7.EE.4b (2) Graph
the solution set of the inequality and interpret it in the context
of the problem it solves.
Essential Questions: 
 1.. How do I graph inequalities?

Key Vocabulary: Note per DOE  Vocabulary is not to be
memorized by students 

Resources: 
 CC.7.EE.4b(2)
 Glencoe CCSS Course 2 p.
497528
 8th Grade Station Activity Book pages
103111

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