Bricks for Books

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Maximize a profit with an understanding of geometric dimension. A real-world task challenges learners to design a pattern using three different brick shapes. The bricks are dedicated with a different donation for each shape, so part of the task is to find the pattern with the greatest donation value.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Provide manipulatives to use as concrete representations of the pattern
  • Challenge groups to create the pattern that produces the largest amount of donations
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes students know how to find the area of quadrilaterals and right triangles
Pros
  • Includes a sample solution with a scoring rubric
  • Allows for multiple solution methods
Cons
  • None
Common Core