Date of Award

Fall 1-2-2014

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)


Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Carol Wade


This project showcases the curriculum for the study of proportional reasoning in 7th grade math class aligned to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics. This project also includes the history of the paradigm shift from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the first set of national standards. How the CCSS, have changed the proportional reasoning unit that is taught in 7th grade will also be presented. The curriculum utilizes the best practices, such as the workshop model, and uses them to address the CCSS. The unit of study plan, unit sketch, protocols, rubrics and thirteen lessons are written to support the unit of curriculum.

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