Synopsis

Lesson Snapshot

1. Engage:  Students will watch a short clip of the tortoise and hare.

2. Explore:  Students will be given equations for the hare and for the tortoise.  Students will graph the equations and determine when and where the hare catches up to the tortoise.

3. Explain:  Students will solve their problem in an alternate way using their equations after the teacher models the process.

4. Extend/Expand:  Students will write a story using equations and interpret a different story using graphs.

5. Evaluate:  Students will evaluate each other’s stories and share solutions.