Instructional Routines

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Description:
Use the structure of a table to find a missing value in the table.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of line on a grid to be able to calculate the coordinates of a missing point (y-intercept).
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of an exponential function to be able to calculate the coordinates of a point (called the y-intercept).
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of a visual pattern to find the value of the 6th term of a linear sequence.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Chunk a visual pattern and connect counting to finding area to find shortcuts for finding the next item in a visual quadratic sequence.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structure of two visuals representing sequences to determine which is greater for a specific term.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of two tables representing sequences to determine which is greater for a specific term.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of a number line to find a missing distance.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structure of a number line to find a missing distance.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structure of a mobile to solve an inequality.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Pay attention to the structure of an equation and use the structure to solve the equation more easily.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Pay attention to the structure of an equation and use the structure to solve the equation more easily.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
3
Big Idea: Big Idea 3

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