Squares and Circles

This Squares and Circles assessment also includes:

It's all about lines when going around. Pupils graph the relationship between the length of a side of a square and its perimeter. Class members explain the origin in context of the side length and perimeter. They compare the graph to the graph of a circle's diameter and circumference using the intercepts and slope.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Give the class several opportunities to compare two graphs
Classroom Considerations
  • The standard 8.F.B.4 may be a better fit than 8.EE.C.7.b
  • Class members should be able to graph points presented as a table
  • The rubric includes point allotments for each sub-portion of the assessment
  • Provides information on how a sample performed on the questions during a national math assessment
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