This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students use algebra in context, and in particular, how well students: explore relationships between variables in everyday situations; find unknown values from known values; find relationships between pairs of unknowns, and express these as tables and graphs; and find general relationships between several variables, and express these in different ways by rearranging formulae.
Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Middle School, High School
Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Material Type:
Assessment, Lesson Plan
Shell Center for Mathematical Education, U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
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Lehua HIDOE on Aug 24, 07:28pm

This is a lesson/assessment tool. It has many teacher resources. Detailed lesson plan, ppt, several assessment tools, and worksheets for students. It is addressing CCSS 8.F.1 & 8.F.2. Might need to give students additional help to fill out Rescue Helicopter worksheet.



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