Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Circles and Parallelograms - Section 3: Landing


Working backward to find the solution is always a good strategy. I like the idea that my students had to apply what they knew. We don't usually get all of the information needed to solve a problem and I like to hear what they think when trying to find the information needed. I also like the idea that they can't just scribble an answer down so they can prepare to leave. Seeing them make the connections was good confirmation.

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  Grappling with Complexity: Working Backward
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Circles and Parallelograms

Unit 9: 2-D Measurements
Lesson 9 of 12

Objective: SWBAT discover the relationship between the area of a circle and the area of a parallelogram

Big Idea: How are circles and parallelograms related?

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