Extended Performance Task: Tile Floors

This Extended Performance Task: Tile Floors assessment also includes:

Mathematicians help tile a bathroom and create a layout using graph paper and their knowledge of area in an assessment designed with several performance tasks that build upon one another. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have graph paper readily available for learners to test designs and space layouts before drawing them on the test booklet 
  • Assign different tasks over the course of multiple days to decrease the chance of math burnout 
  • Work on a single task with a small group for a focused guided practice approach 
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with the concept of area 
Pros

  • Provides blank grid sheets
  • The Teacher Guide is written in detail
  • Includes sample scholar responses 
Cons

  • None