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 be able to connect diagrams containing overlapping triangles to diagrams showing those triangles separated.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Students will be able to identify givens that are necessary for completing a given quadrilateral proof.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 4
Description:
Students will be able to connect reasons columns to corresponding statement columns to complete a two-column proof.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 4
Description:
Use the structure of the equations to match a partitioned polygon to the equation that represents the partition.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 5
Description:
Connect two different types of exponential representations using the structure of the representations.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Students will be able to look at different visual patterns and connect them to appropriate sequence descriptions helping them to distinguish arithmetic, geometric, and quadratic sequences.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Use what students know about exponent-base relationships to make connections between logarithm expressions and exponential equations.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 4
Description:
Students will make connections between logarithmic expressions and graphs of log functions by making sense of the similarities between the structural elements of each representation.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 4
Description:
Students will be given different cosine graphs and must match them to the appropriate tables while noting what key points or features help them make connections and note the cyclical nature of both the tables and the graphs.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of paired triangles and a set of dilation instructions to make connections between the two representations.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Geometry
Unit:
3
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:
Algebra II
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Students will connect different sequences of Unit Circles with Periodic Graphs to get a deeper understanding of how they relate including the appropriate corresponding line segments.
Instructional Routine Type:
Connecting Representations
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 3

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