Reflection: Exit Tickets That's Complex! - Section 3: Wrap it Up


I've included notes from two students to show the range of responses and how I interpret them.  Student #1 used one of the notetakers I keep available for all my classes.  He said he likes the way it helps him organize his writing.  I apprecitate that he began with an example then wrote his explanation because it lets me quickly see if he's on the right track. This student wrote a fairly thorough description of the components including how to convert the square root of a negative number into an imaginary number and also what order to write the components in. Student #2 was less detailed and omitted or forgot to give an example.  While he seems to understand that there are two components, I'm not sure he would recognize the square root of a negative number as imaginary or know what to do with it.  The formative assessment I get from a quick review of these notes let's me know that student #2 will probably need additional support as we move through the unit.

  Exit Tickets: Student thoughts
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That's Complex!

Unit 4: Complex Numbers
Lesson 1 of 8

Objective: SWBAT explain the basic form of complex numbers.

Big Idea: Introduce your students to complex numbers by letting them be active problem solvers.

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Math, Algebra, Quadratic Equations, complex numbers, Algebra II, master teacher project, algebraic methods, 11th Grade
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