Reflection: Checks for Understanding CORNERSTONE:Circle Ratios: Diameter to Radius; Circumference to Diameter - Section 1: Introduction and Essential Questions


It is worth taking a minute to have students examine the table.  They can do this as partners or it can be a group discussion.  I want to mitigate the issues students may have when filling out a table.  This discussion is a way to make sure everybody understands where to fill in the information given.  It seems kind of basic but when I overlook these things I end up with some strange results from my students.

I may just ask students to talk to each other about the following:

How many different circles will we measure today?

What information will we fill in for each circle?

This will only take a few minutes but it's worth it.

  Taking Tables for Granted
  Checks for Understanding: Taking Tables for Granted
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CORNERSTONE:Circle Ratios: Diameter to Radius; Circumference to Diameter

Unit 6: Geometry
Lesson 6 of 37

Objective: SWBAT determine the ratios of diameter to radius and circumference to diameter by measuring various circles

Big Idea: Through measurement students discover that PI is not only a mystical number, it is also a humble ratio.

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Math, circumference (Determining Measurements), Geometry, pi, ratio, Circumference to Diameter, 7th gra, circles, perimeter, Diameter
  50 minutes
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