Reflection: Performance Tasks Wax Paper Activity (Day 2 of 2) - Section 2: Find equations of Conic Sections


 The poster end product has examples of the student work along with some comments I have about the projects.

Overall the students tried to put too much on the poster more than I required. I did have one group that did not write any equations for the wax paper design they made. I will be reviewing my directions to make sure the are precise and clear.

As an entire group I feel I had a lot of data to show what the student's understand and what they do not understand which is what you need for a good assessment.

  Performance Tasks: Finished poster analysis
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Wax Paper Activity (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 5: Conics
Lesson 12 of 13

Objective: SWBAT find equations for conic sections.

Big Idea: How can I put a conic on a coordinate plane so that an equation can be found?

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Math, conic sections, circles, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, Conics
  83 minutes
conics example
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