Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Write It Wednesday-Circles - Section 1: Launch


Today's launch called on my kids to apply what they knew about circumference and area. If working with the diameter, find the radius and use that to find the area. We also talked about following the steps if given the radius, how to find the circumference. I want them to be able to interchange the two.

  Applying what you know
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Applying what you know
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Write It Wednesday-Circles

Unit 9: 2-D Measurements
Lesson 8 of 12

Objective: SWBAT create a response to an open-ended question involving the circumference and area of circles.

Big Idea: Can you write about circles?

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