Instructional Routines

Here for the first time? Interested in finding out more about instructional routines before diving into the examples below? Check out this page that describes our instructional routines.

Interested in finding a task for one of our routines? Use the filters below to look for instructional routines for particular courses and units.

To create your own Contemplate then Calculate tasks, fill out this form (and use a Google or Google Apps for Education email), you will be shared on a folder with the necessary template files.

To create your own Connecting Representations tasks, fill out this form (and use a Google or Google Apps for Education email), you will be shared on a folder with the necessary template files.

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Description:
Students will connect the graph of a quadratic function with a scenario that could be represented by it.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Students will make connections between the functions and graphs that result from transformations of the function y=ax². Attention will be drawn to the underlying structure of the key features of the graph and the functions.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Use the structure of a set of tables and a set of function graphs to make connections between the tables and graphs based on the corresponding transformations.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Use the visual structure of a box and whisker plot to connect it to a frequency distribution to build a better understanding of how a box and whisker plot represents a data distribution.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Connect a box and whisker plot to a histogram by using the structure of the spread of data.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Connect two expressions and text by using the mathematical structure (in this task, chunks) of what they notice.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Connect an area model to unfactored form of an quadratic expression by looking for related chunks of each representation.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Chunk sets of factored and visual area models to make connections between the expressions and the area models.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Students will use the structure of the terms of a quadratic expression to connect quadratic expressions to algebra tiles in orde
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of a set of areas and a set of quadratic expressions to make connections between the expressions and the areas.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Chunk a scatter plot to connect the representation to what students know about lines.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Connect what students know about scatter plots to develop an understanding of residuals.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 2

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