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In This Task…
Lesson Walkthrough Video
What Do You Notice? What Do You Wonder?
Craft A Productive Struggle: Prompt
While Students Are Productively Struggling…
Student Approach #1: Concrete Using Connecting Cubes
Student Approach #2: Concrete Using String
Student Approach #3: Using Multiplicative Comparison Between Diameter and Circumference (Pi, π)
Investigate & Reflect
Consolidate: Investigation & Reflection
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Explore The Entire Unit of Study
This Make Math Moments Task was designed to spark curiosity for a multi-day unit of study with built in purposeful practice, and extensions to elicit and emerge mathematical models and strategies.
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What do you notice? What do you wonder?
Estimation Prompt Image 2
1. What do you notice…
2. Based on what you discovered…
3a. Without measuring or using a calculator…
3b. Without measuring or using a calculator…
4. The figure below…
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