ThinkCERCA offers a wide variety of New York State Learning Standards-aligned lessons that can easily integrate into your curriculum. These lessons include differentiated sets of applied writing lessons as well as direct instruction lessons to introduce or review key, subject-specific literacy concepts with your students. These lessons provide great support for students preparing for New York Regents Exams. The following math sets and lessons are organized by domain for quick inclusion into units and address a key question for collaborative discussion and debate.

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*Differentiated lesson sets (CERCA Sets) and suggested direct instruction lesson pairings for teaching standards-aligned key skills and concepts*

**Businesses: **How do businesses make money? (CCSS.MP3)

- Suggested Pairing: Writing Math Sentences (CCSS.MP3)

**Cooking**: Why is math important to cooking? (CCSS.MP3)

- Suggested Pairing: Analyzing Math Sentences (CCSS.MP3)

**The Best Policy**: How can leaders use math to make the best decisions for their communities? (CCSS.MP4)

- Suggested Pairing: Modeling with Math (CCSS.MP4)

*Differentiated lesson sets (CERCA Sets) and suggested direct instruction lesson pairings for teaching standards-aligned key skills and concepts*

**Architecture**: Why is geometry important in architecture? (CCSS.MP4)

- Suggested Pairing: Modeling with Mathematics (CCSS.MP4)

**Maps**: Why is geometry important in creating maps? (CCSS.MP2)

- Suggested Pairing: Math Reasoning (CCSS.MP2)

**Transformations**: What are the different ways to describe transformations for shapes? (CCSS.MP2)

- Suggested Pairing: Math Reasoning (CCSS.MP2)

*Differentiated lesson sets (CERCA Sets) and suggested direct instruction lesson pairings for teaching standards-aligned key skills and concepts*

**The Rules of the Game: **How do changes to sports rules affect the outcomes of games? (CCSS.MP2)

- Suggested Pairing: Math Reasoning (CCSS.MP2)

**Voting Statistics: **What can analyzing voting statistics tell us about the effects of voting practices in the United States? (CCSS.MP4)

- Suggested Pairing: Modeling with Mathematics (CCSS.MP4)

**Representations:** How do you translate written texts into visual texts? (CCSS.MP3)

- Suggested Pairing: What Is a Math Argument? (CCSS.MP1)

**Disease Networks**: How can health officials prevent diseases from becoming pandemics? (CCSS.MP4)

- Suggested Pairing: Modeling with Mathematics (CCSS.MP4)

**Ciphers**: How can people use math to encode and decode messages? (CCSS.MP7)

- Suggested Pairing: Finding and Making Use of Structure (CCSS.MP7)

**Integers**: How can people use repeated reasoning to predict what will happen in a mathematical situation? (CCSS.MP8)

- Suggested Pairing: Repeated Reasoning (CCSS.MP8)