Algebra II: Extended Performance Task Designing the Perfect Package

This Algebra II: Extended Performance Task Designing the Perfect Package activity & project also includes:

Here's a package deal for a task creating equations for packages. An extended problem has learners creating a cubic function to represent the volume of a box. They consider constraints and interpret key features of their functions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource as part of a mid-term or other cumulative assessment as it covers a variety of standards
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have knowledge of cubic functions, volume and surface area formulas, and compound inequalities
  • Teachers can conduct the task over three or four days; see teacher guide for details
Pros

  • Provides worksheets with graphs and explanation lines for all parts of the task, including optional activities
  • Lists some suggestions for smooth operation of the task
Cons

  • None