SWBAT sketch graphs that have been described qualitatively.

Use an engaging video to get kids to connect a verbal description with a concrete application and an abstract representation. It's a pretty cool video - check it out.

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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 problems: Sketch graphs I

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The homework file (Sketch graphs I) 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.