The Roanoke Adventure!

This The Roanoke Adventure! performance task also includes:

Travel about town. Pupils work in pairs to find the distances between landmarks with a map. The teams determine how far to travel on the streets and the length between the landmarks with the distance formula and compare the two. Learners use the midpoint formula to find a meeting location.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Consider using a local location to use to find the distance between landmarks
  • Lead a discussion on why the distance formula does not always work in real life
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes individuals know how to calculate distances and find midpoints
  • Includes a clear map with grid overlay
  • Contains a distance and midpoint review activity
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