# Additional Sense-making Activities

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## Elementary School

Formative Assessment

How Much Did the Temperature Drop?

What Fraction of Children Are in the Right Car Seat?

## Middle School

How Much Did the Temperature Drop?

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

How Big is the Bermuda Triangle?

How Can We Correct the Scarecrow?

How Much Does a 100 X 100 In-N-Out Cheeseburger Cost?

How Much Shorter are Staggered Pipe Stacks?

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