Super Stairs

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Keep your classes climbing in the right direction. Young mathematicians collect data from a video presentation. Using their data, they build an arithmetic sequence and use it to make predictions.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use an online tool such as polleverywhere to collect guesses from your classroom
  • Incorporate as an introduction to arithmetic sequences
Classroom Considerations
  • Ensure previous experience with writing linear functions prior to the activity
Pros
  • Offers ideas for supporting struggling pupils
  • Presents the answers in a video
Cons
  • None
Common Core