Bike Ride

As a middle school assessment task, learners interpret the graph of distance versus time for a bike ride. Pupils then determine distance of the trip, length of the trip, and speeds.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as part of a unit test on interpreting graphs
Classroom Considerations

  • While the task indicates alignment to the 8.EE domain, it is more closely aligned to 8.G.5
  • Learners need to know that the slope of a graph of distance versus time gives the speed
Pros

  • Simple context all learners can relate to
  • Resource includes scoring rubric
Cons

  • Incorrect footer information
  • Resource gives the units for answers, so learners do not need to interpret units
Common Core