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- HSN-Q.A.1Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.*
- HSN-Q.A.2Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.*
- HSN-Q.A.3Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.*

Irrational (and Other!) Numbers on the Number Line

Algebra I

» Unit:

The Number Line Project

Big Idea:In addition to continuing with their work, students learn one of my favorite closing structures: appreciations!

James Dunseith

Urban Env.

20 Resources

42 Favorites

20 Resources

42 Favorites

Credit Card Investigation: What is interest? (Day 1 of 4)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:On day 1 students find percent increase/decrease and simple interest to establish a pattern which extends to writing exponential functions.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

14 Resources

24 Favorites

14 Resources

24 Favorites

The Exercise Plan (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Extending Equations

Big Idea:Use linear models to help Jack make an exercise plan that will help him lose one pound each week.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

12 Favorites

12 Resources

12 Favorites

The Exercise Plan (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Extending Equations

Big Idea:Continue to refine and improve a model exercise plan that will help Jack lose one pound each week.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

Renovate a Park by Applying Radicals and Formulas

Algebra I

» Unit:

Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The main purpose of this lesson is for students to solve real world problems that require problem solving skills and perseverance.

Rhonda Leichliter

Rural Env.

17 Resources

3 Favorites

17 Resources

3 Favorites

What's Your Function?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students create their own functions to model a situation relevant to their lives in this paired collaborative performance task!

Jason Colombino

Urban Env.

18 Resources

14 Favorites

18 Resources

14 Favorites

Are x and y Directly or Inversely Proportional? (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Frayer Models helps students sort through the information necessary to identify different representations of Direct and Inverse Variation.

Rhonda Leichliter

Rural Env.

13 Resources

2 Favorites

13 Resources

2 Favorites

Maximizing Profit: An Introduction to Linear Programming

Algebra I

» Unit:

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Big Idea:Now for the important question: How can we make the most money? After graphing a feasible region, students plot profit lines and learn the basics of linear programming.

Amanda Hathaway

Urban Env.

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

SUPPLEMENT: Linear Programming Application Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Big Idea:This lesson gives students the opportunity to synthesize what they have learned before they begin to create their own linear programming problems.

Amanda Hathaway

Urban Env.

17 Resources

2 Favorites

17 Resources

2 Favorites

Fitness Center Question

Algebra I

» Unit:

Systems of Equations

Big Idea:This lesson is great because it allows student to design equations based on given information but most importantly it allows them to analyze the finished graph. Students are able to build and pull meaning from their work and use the mathematics to help th

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

7 Favorites

12 Resources

7 Favorites

Credit Card Investigation: What is interest? (Day 2 of 4)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:On day 2 students find percent increase/decrease and simple interest to establish a pattern which extends to writing exponential functions.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

13 Resources

6 Favorites

13 Resources

6 Favorites

HSN-Q.A.1

Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.*

HSN-Q.A.2

Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.*

HSN-Q.A.3

Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.*