Unit: Equations 
This unit is for students in upper elementary or middle school. It provides a foundation on equations, focusing on vocabulary, logical reasoning, and algorithmic manipulation. This can supplement a unit on equations or provide a needed review for students that need it.Key topics include:
Grades: 68CCSS: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.5, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.7,CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.EE.B.4The suggested timeframe for each lesson can be adapted to suit your needs. 
Days 12: Speaking MathIntroduction of key vocabulary around equations. This is a gamified experience with word puzzles and other games. Introduce these terms and definitions
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Goal: Gain an understanding of the key words used throughout this unit. 


Days 34: Building BlocksReview of the properties of equality:
Review of solving onestep equations. Media4Math Resources:
Goal: To develop a concrete understanding of equations and the properties of equality. Establishes that math is not just computation, but logical reasoning. 

Days 56: Putting it TogetherLearn the mechanics of solving onestep equations. Media4Math Resources:
Goal: Develop mastery at solving twostep equations using the properties of equality.


Days 78: Show What You KnowA review of key concepts, specifically solving onestep equations. Media4Math Resources:
Goal: Ability to solve twostep equations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
