A Run for Two

Develop a graph to represent the distance between two cars. The assessment task presents a scenario in which two cars are traveling at constant speeds with one faster than the other. Pupils develop graphical representations to show the distance between the two cars on a straight and an oval track.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide opportunities for the class to find the difference between two graphs
  • Have individuals share their graphs and explanations with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be able to graph linear equations

  • Contains examples of how the pupils might approach the graphs
  • The rubric provides a list of big ideas the task addresses

  • The graphs in the answer key do not provide a legend