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# LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE

Title of Lesson: Calculating

STANDARDS
NOTE: Please list at least two complete standards your lesson plan covers. [Common Core State Standards (math and
language arts), Next Generation Science Standards (science), Arizona State Social Studies Standards (social studies)].
6.SP.1. Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and
accounts for it in the answers.
1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (6.RL.1)

LESSON SUMMARY/OVERVIEW
Provide an overview/synopsis of the lesson and the topics that it will cover. Mention the sustainability connection/lens
associated with this lesson plan you are creating.
This lesson is a two part lesson first the students will calculate the cost of living for an average family in Arizona then calculate
how much they themselves cost to live. After finding those the students will make a journal for the cost of an average day in
their life. Talking in everything that they do that costs someone money.

OBJECTIVES
Describe what you want students to know/be able to do as a result of the lesson.
For example, Students will be able to
The students will be able to calculate the cost of living in an average home in Arizona.

ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION
What measures will you use to know if you students met the objectives?
The students will be asked to make a graph comparing the average numbers of cost of living that also include a below poverty
average and above poverty average.

PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE
What will students need to know prior to completing this lesson and how will you access their prior knowledge?
The students will need to know how to find average, how to make a graph

MATERIALS
List of required materials.
Graph paper, pencils, paper, computer for research or teacher handouts

VOCABULARY/KEY WORDS
List of key vocabulary terms.
Poverty, below poverty lines, wants , needs

TEACHING PROCEDURES
Procedural Steps (Step by step instructions for teaching the lesson):
The students will first work with a partner to find the average cost of living in Arizona and compare that to the average
earning of a family in poverty. Then the student will each make a graph showing the difference between the average cost of
living compared to the average income, poverty income, below poverty income, and above average income.
The students will then make a journal of everything they do though out the day that costs money, even if it is not them
spending the money. From the clothes they pick to wear to the products they use every day and food they eat. They will then
use that journal to place things in order of most important to least important.

RESOURCES
List any references you used to create this lesson. If you borrowed ideas from any lesson plans please note them here. Use APA
format.

WAYS OF THINKING CONNECTION
Provide a complete explanation of how your lesson plan connects to futures, system, strategic, or values thinking. Define the
way of thinking you selected and used in this lesson plan. Remember, this should be included meaningfully in the lesson plan.
The way of thinking that will be used during this lesson is the Values Thinking. The students will be putting things in order of how
they feel are important thus using the values thinking.