Assessment

Build a Box

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Strive for gold with an informative resource. A short task challenges learners to investigate the thickness of a box made from a given volume of gold. The box must have specific dimensions, so setting up and solving a literal equation is the way to go.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the task as an in-class group work assignment
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils must be familiar with the volume of prisms, specifically cubes
  • Scholars should also have knowledge of solving literal equations, including those with exponents
Pros
  • Provides a scoring rubric with sample response
  • A printable student worksheet is available
Cons
  • None
Common Core