Choosing the Best Option


  • Aug 11 2010 11:20 AM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, student groups use data collected in the previous lesson to select a plan for a trip to Disneyland or Disney World. Students determine not only elapsed time and distance, but extend their problem-solving to figuring meals, lodging, air travel, and incidentals in order to select the best option. As students tackle this more complex task, teachers have opportunity to observe students' growing competence with methods and tools for computation, estimation, problem-posing and solving, interpretation of graphical representations, measuring with standard units, and responding to investigations that require the comparison of data sets. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Number Sense, Mathematics