Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Eight Circles - Section 2: Explore


This was a challenging activity. Having to determine how and what to do is still difficult for some of my students. The goal was to let them determine what they needed to do. It resulted in good discussion as they made decisions about what was important to know. I heard discussion about circumference and whether they needed to know the circumference. Most of the conversation was about actual application and not related to the definition of vocabulary-which was a relief.

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  Student Led Inquiry: Good discussion
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Eight Circles

Unit 9: 2-D Measurements
Lesson 5 of 12

Objective: SWBAT find the area of a composition of circles

Big Idea: There is more than one circle. Now what?

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