Grades 7-8 Solving Equations

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Create a similar blueprint. The differentiated lesson has pupils work in teams to create a brochure, scale model, or blueprint of a selected house with some minor changes. Once finished, team members present their final projects to the rest of the class. Each level of differentiation requires more and more use of mathematical skills.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the differentiated lesson as part of ratio and proportions unit that involves scaled drawings 
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes the class understands similarity
  • Requires that learners are able to solve proportions
Pros

  • Includes rubrics for each level of the different projects
  • Contains a pre-test to assess knowledge before beginning the lesson
Cons

  • It is not clear how the performance task fits within the unit outline
Common Core