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# Unit Plan: Circumference, Area and Volume

##### Big Ideas

The constant ratio between the circumference and diameter of circles can be used to describe, measure and compare spatial relationships.

Concepts

• Relationship
• Space (spatial awareness)
• Cause and effect

##### Essential Questions

Students will keep considering…

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##### Evaluative Criteria

Teachers should consider how summative assessments should be based on clear criteria and include a variety of ways for students to show demonstrate their learning.

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##### Monitoring Progress

Teacher will monitor progress:

Teachers can monitor progress through ongoing formative assessment including but not limited to:

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##### Reflection

How will teachers and their students reflect on and evaluate the completed project?

Teacher Reflection

• What aspects of the unit went well
• What did students struggle with
• What did you struggle with?
• What would you add/revise the next time you taught this unit?
• Were there any unintended outcomes?
• Were students engaged?

# Unit Overview

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Math

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#### Topic

Circumference, Area and Volume

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#### Unit Overview

In this unit, students learn about circumference, area and volume by participating in an activity where they imagine themselve to be the owners of a pizzaria.

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#### Related Big Ideas

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##### Big Ideas

The Big Ideas consist of generalizations and principles and the key concepts important in an area of learning. The Big Ideas represent what students will understand at the completion of the curriculum for their grade. They are intended to endure beyond a single grade and contribute to future understanding.

##### Core Competencies

Communications Competency

The set of abilities that students use to impart and exchange information, experiences and ideas, to explore the world around them, and to understand and effectively engage in the use of digital media

Thinking Competency

The knowledge, skills and processes we associate with intellectual development

Social Competency

The set of abilities that relate to students’ identity in the world, both as individuals and as members of their community and society

##### Curricular Competencies & Content

Curricular Competencies are the skills, strategies, and processes that students develop over time. They reflect the “Do” in the Know-Do-Understand model of curriculum. The Curricular Competencies are built on the thinking, communicating, and personal and social competencies relevant to disciplines that make up an area of learning.