Varied Tasks for the Mixed Ability Classroom
Lesson Objective: Support students at different readiness levels with meaningful tasks
Grades 6-8 / Math / Enrichment

Thought starters

  1. How is the rope used as both an engaging visual and kinesthetic support for students in understanding geometric figures?
  2. How were teachers surprised by the performance of the lower-ability students?
  3. How does this lesson connect algebra and geometry concepts?
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I thought the best part was the conversations that the students had. Instead of the teacher telling them something, they discovered something on their own.

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I love the conversation the students were having. It was great to see how well the hands on techniques worked.
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Excellent video, I like the way the students were engaging in the Quadrilateral naming it a square, rectangle,trapeze and they understanding their properties, and they were having get conversation in what they were working on.
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Whose the guy with the HULL FC top..? much respect..! ;-)
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