Planning a Trip to the State Capitol

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  • Aug 14 2010 10:59 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, student groups plan a trip to the state capitol. Using the skills they developed in the previous lessons, students determine not only elapsed time and distance, but extend their problem-solving to figuring meals and lodging costs. As they tackle this more complex task, teachers have the opportunity to observe students' growing competence, including which variables students attend to, if students can find distances from a map, if students can find elapsed time, and if students can use elapsed time to plan a schedule. Less

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Mathematics, Number Sense

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