Understand Time-Distance Graphs

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SWBAT understand distance-time graphs.

Big Idea

Catch students making a common mistake as they interpret time-distance graphs... who wins the race?


10 minutes

Each day, students complete a warm-up that usually consists of spiraling the previous day's material, in addition to older material.  Warm-up problems also sometimes extend lessons that students have encountered before to more unfamiliar contexts.

For a video narrative about how I structure each lesson, and how the warm-up fits in, click Warm UP.


Today's Warmup Tasks: Understand time-distance graphs

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The homework file (Understand time-distance graphs) is a resource that generally includes 5-7 problems that include questions related to this lesson, as well as spiraled review.  I also give the kids the answers to all the problems. 

For a video narrative on my HW philosophy, watch this video.