Beach House

This Beach House performance task also includes:

What's the best way to make a beach house affordable? Given constraints on the number of rooms and the cost of flooring, learners design dream beach houses. They draw floor plans and calculate the areas using different units.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite an architect to give a presentation about designing a house
Classroom Considerations
  • Scholars should be familiar with area formulas for various shapes
  • Knowledge of unit conversions is necessary
Pros
  • Provides a self-check rubric as well as a group rubric
  • Includes student worksheets and handouts to cement understanding
Cons
  • None
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