## Ms. Caitlyn

### Target 1​

###### Lesson Type:

New

Algebra

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Variable

Identify the proportional relationship that occurs in equations with two variables.

###### 1:

Identify an independent variable (a variable whose variation does not depend on another variable).

###### 2:

Identify a dependent variable (a variable whose variation depends on another variable).

###### 3:

Understand how a dependent variable is affected by the independent variable.

###### 4:

Understand that the relationship between two variables can be represented (and analyzed) both graphically and algebraically.

###### 5:

Represent an equation as a table of values and a graph.

7th

###### Vocabulary:

Independent Variable, Dependent Variable, Equation, X, Y

Activities:

Students made paper airplanes, each with a different paper type. Students then flew their airplanes to see what properties affected the paper airplanes' flight.

Students related their experiment to math by identifying the independent and dependent variables in the experiment. They discussed how the values of x were the dependent variables that resulted in the independent variable y.

## Absent Students:

### Target 2

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###### 1:

Understand that a function is a rule that gives one output to each input.

###### 2:

Understand that by studying the proportional relationship between inputs and outputs, a function (equation) can be derived.

###### 3:

Use a function equation to fill out a function table.

7th

###### Vocabulary:

Function, Input, Output, X-Value, Y-Value

Activities:

Students discussed the interchangeability of function terminology (x is input, y is output).

Students filled in the missing values of function tables.

Students played a matching game, where function tables and their equations were matched together.

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