Reflection: Performance Tasks What's Your Function? - Section 4: Recap and Homework


Rubrics are an excellent way to help communicate the expectations of a performance task and also can provide students with timely an constructive feedback on relative strengths and areas for improvement. 

In the What's Your Function Rubric I grade students on three dimensions (Justification, Collaborative Work, etc.) and also provide students with bullets on what the group did well on, as well as areas for improvement. 

I like to provide students with consistent feedback because it not only saves time in terms of grading, but more importantly allows me to have a conversation with what the whole class did well on. For example, I can have individual conversations with students or one group about what they could have worked better on. At the same time, I can have a discussion with a whole class about how the class did on the three main dimensions and make a plan on how to improve on these skills next time.

  Performance Tasks: Providing Constructive Feedback with Rubrics
Loading resource...

What's Your Function?

Unit 1: Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions
Lesson 10 of 10

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of domain, range and function notation. SWBAT create a function that models a relationship in context.

Big Idea: Students create their own functions to model a situation relevant to their lives in this paired collaborative performance task!

  Print Lesson
16 teachers like this lesson
Math, Algebra, modeling, exponential function, linear functions, domain, range, function notation, master teacher project, quadratic function, common c
  90 minutes
function lesson image
Similar Lessons
Graphing Radical Functions Day 1
Algebra II » Radical Functions - It's a sideways Parabola!
Big Idea: Systems of rational and linear equations may be solved graphically by observing the point where the graphs intersect.
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
Jacob Nazeck
The Function Game
12th Grade Math » Functioning with Functions
Big Idea: Functions are investigated using a game that is accessible and engaging.
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
Tim  Marley
What is a Function?
Algebra I » Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Big Idea: Students will identify whether a relation is a function by examining its inputs and outputs or with the vertical line test.
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
Noelani Davis
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload