Chris’ Garden Dilemma

This Chris’ Garden Dilemma unit also includes:

Make the connections between area, tiling, and multiplication. A performance task and associated unit presents the concept of area and makes the connection to multiplication. Pupils work through three major sections of instruction that work with perimeter, area, and the relationship between the two. The unit provides teachers with several activities, notes, rubrics, and annotated work on the final performance task.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in a quilt with a tessellated design to use with the quilt activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires the class to be comfortable with multiplication
  • Instructors should understand how to conduct a formative assessment lesson (FAL)

  • Includes answer keys for the assessments
  • Contains multiple intervention supports

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