This zip file contains a document explaining how to implement the lessons, progress monitor, and differentiate using the free Open Up Resources curriculum as well as progress monitoring sheets and learning targets for each lesson in each unit. I have created a list of all of the learning targets for each lesson in each unit and included when and what to differentiate in order to grow each student to his or her fullest potential. Also included is a spreadsheet that I created to progress monitor each unit using the learning targets for each lesson as well as the tickets out the door, suggestions on differentiated lessons, quzzes, and tests.
Open Up Resources is a free full curriculum that engages teachers and students at a whole new level of teaching and learning.using the Illustrative Mathematics detailed curriculum and full lesson plans. It is a problem-based core mathematics curriculum for grades 6–8 that sparks discussion, perseverance, and enjoyment of mathematics. Students learn math by doing math, solving problems in mathematical and real-world contexts, and constructing arguments using precise language. Teachers shift their instruction with high-leverage routines that guide students in understanding and making connections between concepts and procedures.
This is the only middle school math series to meet EdReports expectations in all 3 Gateways. EdReports is an independent nonprofit that offers free reviews of K-12 instructional materials focus on alignment to college and career-ready standards and other indicators of high quality as recommended by educators.