__Essential Questions__

__Essential Questions__

- How can I organize data?
- How can I use mathematical reasoning to make predictions?
- How can numbers and symbols, diagrams, words, and various kinds of tables be used to represent mathematical ideas?

__Concepts__

__Concepts__

- Graphical representations of data will be analyzed to show strengths and weaknesses.
- Shapes that can be broken into rectangles will be measured to find area.
- Generic rectangles can be used for multiplication.
- Greatest common factors of selected numbers will be found in relationship with the distributive property.

__Skills__

__Skills__

- Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of various graphical representations of data.
- Define and measure the area of rectangles and shapes that can be broken into rectangles.
- Utilize a generic rectangle to multiply, both on paper and mentally.
- Investigate the greatest common factor of selected numbers and their relationship with the distributive property.

__Vocabulary__

__Vocabulary__

**New Vocabulary Terms:**

- bar graph*
- centimeter*
- generic rectangle*
- greatest common factor*
- inch*
- length*
- operation*
- stem-and-leaf plot*
- units of measure*
- Venn diagram*

**Old Vocabulary Terms:**

- area
- expression
- histogram
- perimeter