Writing Task 6.NS.6

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Engage young mathematicians in using their knowledge of the coordinate plane to reduce Baltimore's crime rate with a fun exit card problem. After first using a coordinate grid to graph the ordered pairs corresponding to crime locations, pupils must then write a recommendation to the police chief about where to deploy her officers. This short formative assessment would fit perfectly in the introductory lesson of a fifth or sixth grade unit on the coordinate plane.

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  • Resource provides a clear assessment of students' understanding of the coordinate plane
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