Reflection: Rigor Now Let's Apply the Knowledge Gained! Determining the distance between two rational numbers on a number line. - Section 3: Student Activity

 

In the bell ringer students have a similar problem that they worked on alone, then discussed with their peer group and defended their responses.  Students are building off of the previous lesson and now applying their understanding toward word problems that are increased in rigor. Students are able to take what they learned previous and apply it within a real world word problem.  I saw little struggle with this.  Once students understood how to use an equation to find distance, and how to set up the equation, solving the equation did not pose a problem. 

  Application of understanding...beefing up the rigor!
  Rigor: Application of understanding...beefing up the rigor!
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Now Let's Apply the Knowledge Gained! Determining the distance between two rational numbers on a number line.

Unit 6: Rational Numbers
Lesson 6 of 12

Objective: SWBAT solve real world word problems that involve determining the distance between two rational numbers on a number line.

Big Idea: Students will tap into their prior knowledge of comparing rational numbers, conversion of rational numbers, and adding rational numbers to solve real world problems that involve determining the distance between two rational numbers on a number line.

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Math, Fractions, Number Sense and Operations, Decimals, Number lines , word problems, rational numbers, rigor, real world word problems, adding rational numbers, subtracting rational numbers, extension lesson
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