summer project prime 2014

algebra 1 focus, real world application, Dan Meyer 3 Act Model

Students have to find the area of a kitchen floor and decide which tile to use based on tile size and price of the tile.

Objective:  Students will use problem solving skills to find area and compare price options to tile a floor.

Standards:    N-Q.1:  Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step                         problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas.

                        N-Q.2:  Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.

                        N-Q.3:  Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when                                                reporting quantities.

A link to a video just to grab interest is below

tiling video utube link

Stevenson Group:

Julie Bjorklund

Claudia Heinrich

Edwin Zacharski

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