Gym

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Give the class a mental work out with an assessment task in which young mathematicians compare several gym membership options. They use substitution to calculate the cost for given numbers of months.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the task as part of a unit assessment
Classroom Considerations
  • If expecting learners to solve algebraically, some parts of the task may be beyond grade level (multi-step equations); preview the task to ensure it is appropriate for class members
  • Individuals need to be able to create algebraic expressions and equations and use substitution to solve
Pros
  • Includes statistics and commentary from prior administrations of the task
  • Sample scored student work shows examples of the application of the rubric
Cons
  • Rubric includes arithmetic solutions despite the fact that the task is supposed to assess standards on algebra