## Reflection: Pacing Riding a Ferris Wheel - Day 1 of 2 - Section 1: Launch and Explore

Sometimes students can get held up on one question and they can easily spend way too long on it without trying any of the other problems. For a lesson like this, it is imperative that students attempt both problems before we have our class discussion. If I find that many groups are hung up on the first problem, I will announce to the class that it is time to move on to question #2 even if they haven't finished the first one. This way, every student will have some background thinking about the questions so they will gain more from our classroom discussion.

Keeping Everyone Together
Pacing: Keeping Everyone Together

# Riding a Ferris Wheel - Day 1 of 2

Unit 4: Trigonometric Functions
Lesson 1 of 14

## Big Idea: Use a Ferris wheel scenario to model sinusoidal functions.

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