After completing the readings from Accessible Mathematics (Leinwand, 2009):
Create an engaging, complex measurement task (similar to the skin problem introduced in chapter eight) that requires the students to think and reason.
Give a summary of the task and include what questions you will ask the students in order to foster deeper-thinking.
Support your statements with evidence from the required studies and your research.
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I chose to revisit and extend the lesson on measurement which was implemented about a month ago in my classroom. The students had to complete a scenario wherein they took measurements from an Interior Decorating job in France and had to convert the measurements from the Metric System to the Old English System. Additionally, students had to entertain a ...
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