Reflection: Discourse and Questioning Story Translations - Section 1: Launch

 

This was a good question for students. We initially had problems with recognizing operations with expressions. Asking them to determine which expression was correct started good discussion. We talked about what each one represented. Converting from feet to yards posed an issue for some of my students so that was a discussion point as well.

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  Discourse and Questioning: Converting and Connecting
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Story Translations

Unit 5: Simplifying Expressions
Lesson 9 of 12

Objective: SWBAT create expressions to represent problem situations.

Big Idea: Can students translate stories from English to the language of math?

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