Presentation on theme: "M ATH S TRATEGIES Putnam County – January 2010. W HAT IS A “G OOD ” M ATH T ASK ?"— Presentation transcript:
M ATH S TRATEGIES Putnam County – January 2010
W HAT IS A “G OOD ” M ATH T ASK ?
D RAW A R IGHT A NGLE
D EVELOPMENTAL P HASES “It’s a diamond.”
D EVELOPMENTAL P HASES
F RAYER M ODEL
T HINK D EEPLY Q UESTION
T HREE OF T HESE T HINGS B ELONG T OGETHER
A NALYZE T HIS ! Representing and Interpreting Data
M ATH – A NALYZE T HIS ! B y r y y g ??
In a class of 30 students, 11 students take band and five students take both band and chorus. If two students do not take either band or chorus, how many students take just chorus? Complete the Venn diagram to help you solve the problem. BandChorus
V ERTICAL VS. L ATERAL T HINKING Acting on an anonymous phone call, the police raid a house to arrest a suspected murderer. They don’t know what he looks like but they know his name is John and that he is inside the house. The police bust in on a carpenter, a truck driver, a mechanic and a fireman all playing poker. Without hesitation or communication of any kind, they immediately arrest the fireman. How do they know they’ve got their man?