Dance and Text

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Use texts and dances to teach inequalities and equations. A sixth-grade unit covers using variables in equations and inequalities to solve problems. Learners show what they know at the end of the unit using two performance tasks, one using texts as a context and the other using a dance. Lesson outlines provide teachers with useful material to use to present instruction.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a skills assessment to go along with the performance task
  • Use the annotated responses with fellow teachers in a study of the intent of the standards
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires pupils understand the concept of variables
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Pros

  • Includes examples of scored responses for the performance task
  • Provides a list of teacher resources
Cons

  • None