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.

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Description:
Use the structure of two way frequency tables to find the total number of people surveyed.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 1
Description:
Use the structure of a tree diagram to quickly calculate the probability an event does not occur by chunking the tree diagram into the events that match and the events that do not.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra II
Unit:
5
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structural relationship between a graph and a table of values to find the y-intercept of a function.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structure in a pattern to find a future value of the pattern.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structural relationship between a graph and a table of values for an exponential function to complete the table of values.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Students will be able to use structure to connect an exponential decay model in the form of an image with the form of a table.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 2
Description:
Use the structure of a pattern or a table to find the 10th term.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Use the structure of a paired visual pattern and a table of values to find a missing value in a sequence.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Use the structural relationship between a visual pattern and a graph of a linear function/arithmetic sequence to find the value of a term.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3
Description:
Deepen students' understanding of recursive functions and patterns within which they arise by looking for structural connections between the recursive function formulas and visual sequences.
Instructional Routine Type:
Contemplate then Calculate
Course:
Algebra I
Unit:
2
Big Idea: Big Idea 3

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