Corn and Oats

This Corn and Oats assessment also includes:

How much land does a parcel hold? How much fertilizer does it take for a field of corn? Pupils answer these questions and more as they apply ratio reasoning and unit analysis. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a collaborative group activity
  • Create checkpoints throughout the project to assess understanding
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires an understanding of the Public Land Survey System
Pros

  • Uses open-ended questions to allow for flexibility and creativity
  • Provides a student handout and sample answer key.
Cons

  • Grading is difficult without a rubric