Presentation on theme: "Algebra 1: Modeling Situations with Linear Equations June 14, 2012 ESUHSD Marissa Brown (WCO), Angelica Estrella (AH), Katherine Everett (JL), Helen Low."— Presentation transcript:
Algebra 1: Modeling Situations with Linear Equations June 14, 2012 ESUHSD Marissa Brown (WCO), Angelica Estrella (AH), Katherine Everett (JL), Helen Low (YB)
Introduction (for Teachers) Online resource Lesson Middle School Modeling Situations with Linear Equations Read and review Teacher guide prior to administering Lesson/Tasks PDF of Lesson hp?fileid=673 hp?fileid=673 Purpose/future use for ESUHSD: Formative Assessment Professional Development
Individual Task: The Guitar Lesson Complete task individually and to the best of your ability Read directions CAREFULLY! Document all work directly on worksheet After 15 minutes of work time, you will hear music playing; stop working and turn paper face down
Objective Determine relationship between variables express them in different ways using algebra Model relationship of variables Use formulas, tables and graphs
Interactive Task: Making and Selling Candles Work in pairs to complete task
Interactive Task: Making and Selling Candles Consider the following: What assumptions did you make as a teacher while completing this task? What assumptions may students make while completing this task?
Next Step for Teachers What has been done: Pre-Assessment (Guitar Lesson) Common Issues/Suggested Questions and Prompts (based on Pre-Assessment) Lesson (Making and Selling Candles) Post-Assessment Next Steps Adjust instruction based on post- assessment results
Feedback Please provide feedback on the following: Do you see yourself using this lesson? What modifications or adjustments would need to be made to this lesson to meet the needs of your students? How could we improve this presentation for use in future professional development workshops?