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In This Task…
What Do You Notice? What Do You Wonder?
While Students Are Estimating…
Crafting A Productive Struggle: Prompt
While Students Are Productively Struggling…
Student Approach #1: Counting the Whole & Half Squares
Student Approach #2: Halving the Total Area
Student Approach #3: Decomposing and Recomposing
Student Approach #4: Area of a Triangle Formula
Consolidation: Making Connections
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Explore The Entire Unit of Study
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What do you notice? What do you wonder?
Estimation Prompt: Image
Estimation Update: Image
Estimation Reveal: Image
Struggle Prompt: Video
Struggle Prompt: Image