Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Exponents

Bring your young mathematicians into the fold. Scholars conduct an activity folding paper to see the relationship between the number of folds and the number of resulting layers in the 23rd installment of a 36-part module. The results of the activity give an exponential relationship.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners use a larger sheet of paper to extend the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Each scholar needs a sheet of paper
  • Lesson guide suggests instructors try the activity before using in class to anticipate any problems
Pros

  • Diagrams are well drawn and help students understand the given problems
  • Provides a scaffolding technique to help struggling individuals
Cons

  • None