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:
Connect what students know about three dimensional shapes to find cross-sections for those shapes.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Connect to what students know about lines to match pairs of lines to being parallel or perpendicular (or neither).
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Chunk equations of lines to connect them to graphs using what one knows about lines.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Connect what students know about vertical translations on the coordinate plane to equations of lines. (i.e. y = 2x + 3 can be thought of as a vertical translation of + 3 of the line y = 2x).
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Chunk a set of quadrilaterals to connect those quadrilaterals to their diagonals.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
6
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Connect what students know about coordinates and circles to be able to match verbal descriptions of circles to pictures of those circles.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Connect what students know about coordinates and circles to be able to match the equations of circles to pictures of those circles.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Chunk a set of verbal descriptions of circles to make matches between the verbal descriptions and the equations of the circles.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Connect what students know about area and circumference of circles to match to diagrams representing sector areas and arc lengths.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Connect visuals to arc length formulas involving the size of an angle.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
7
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Students will use the chunks of a polynomial function to describe its key features.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
1
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use sentences that describe different ways the rate of change is changing to zoom in on features of a function.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
1
Big Idea: Big Idea 2

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