# Additional Sense-making Activities

## Contact(s)

Judith Spitzli

515-402-8600

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## Elementary School

Assessment Considerations

Formative Assessment

Student Case: Melanie

## Middle School

Text Messaging

## High School

Analyzing the Functions Recommendations in the Mathematics Iowa Core

Check That Digit

A Connected and Coherent Approach to Teaching Algebra: A Functions Approach to Teaching Algebra

Factoring Quadratics

- Which Quadratics to Factor?
- Solving, Graphing, and Factoring Quadratics
- Solving, Graphing, and Factoring Quadratics: Teacher and PD Notes
- Analyzing the Quadratic Formula
- Factoring and Solving Quadratics: A Cluster of Related Tasks - PD Notes
- Golf Ball Bounces
- Graphic Logs: Quake Story
- Housing Data Analysis

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task
- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Resources for Teaching the Iowa Core Additional Standards in High School Mathematics

Sets, Logic, and Internet Searches

Skydiving Math

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Solving Linear Equations

- Solving Linear Equations: Teacher and PD Notes
- Solving Linear Equations: Student Version
- Solving Linear Equations: Teacher Versions

Text Messaging

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations