## Reflection: Student Communication Proportional Candy Gate Day 3 Building Connections - Section 5: Student Activity

Students appreciated seeing the correlation between a linear relationship and proportionality.  When students were able to graph the ordered pairs and see clearly a straight line then relate that to proportionality they found this to be easy and clear.  This is a strategy students will use to justify constant of proportionality when using a graph or table.

How does graphing help with understanding of proportional relationships?
Student Communication: How does graphing help with understanding of proportional relationships?

# Proportional Candy Gate Day 3 Building Connections

Unit 5: Proportional Reasoning
Lesson 4 of 9

## Big Idea: It’s a great time to make connections! Students will have a light bulb moment when they are able to use the task from day 1 and 2 to master a new objective.

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Math, partnership, Linear and Nonlinear Equations, Number Sense and Operations, proportional relationships, proportional reasoning, whole group discussion, equation, Connections
61 minutes

### Malissa Thomas-St.Clair

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