Reflection: Lesson Planning Volume Task 2 - Section 2: Task

 

The type of task I used for this lesson has a format that I was unfamiliar with.  It followed a three act format for setting up and completing the task.  Basically, the three act format was a way to chunk up the task and keep it more focused for the students.  I was a little hesitant at first but after trying it out I liked it. 

The most beneficial aspect of this three act format is it keeps students on track of what they need to accomplish in smaller increments.  It has built in stopping points at which time you can check to see if students are on track with their thinking.  I actually really liked it. 

The task writer obviously put a lot of time and energy into creating this task because it is very comprehensive.

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Volume Task 2

Unit 6: Volume
Lesson 13 of 14

Objective: The students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of volume in the context of a real world situation.

Big Idea: Fill 'er Up!

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