Date of Award

Spring 5-31-2016

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)


Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Carol Wade


In response to the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), this curriculum project was designed to help teachers with the transition to these standards. This curriculum project provides a unit plan on solving equations for the eighth grade curriculum, which is aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The unit plan addresses expressions and equations in alignment with, Mathematical Practice Standard 8. The curriculum project may act as a resource to assist teachers in the process of converting their unit plans to align with the Common Core State Standards.