Teacher resources to Guide Planning

  Before You Watch
  • Review the mathematical goals and the Focus Questions for the problem.
  • Work through the problem with the goals and Focus Questions in mind.
  • How would you launch the problem?
  • What will you be looking for during the explore phase of the lesson?
  • How will you use this information to orchestrate a summary that uses student thinking to highlight the goals?

Focus Question

How do rate tables help us find equivalent ratios?

Comparing Bits and Pieces, Problem 2.3

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As you view the video, we suggest that you consider the following questions.

  • How would you describe the significant steps in a teacher’s planning process?
  • What evidence is there that the teacher understands the important mathematical understandings and strategies embedded in the problem?
  • What evidence is there that the teacher understands the important mathematical understandings and strategies embedded in the problem?
  • In what ways does the teacher plan for the Launch, Explore, and Summarize phases of the lesson?
  • What tools or artifacts does the teacher use to plan the lesson?
  • To what extent does the teacher consider the CCSSM and the Mathematical Practices?

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