This Chain Letter lesson plan also includes:
Chain letters may be a thing of the past, but not chain emails! Ask learners to model the number of people receiving a chain email using an equation. Scholars then create multiple representations of the equation and use the models to make predictions.
- Provide each group with a different number of emails each person sends; differentiate by using more and less challenging numbers for the appropriate groups
- Requires graphing paper, markers, and calculator
- Assumes previous experience working with exponential problem solving
- Provides a complete lesson including a warm-up question, closing question, and homework problems; includes all related answer keys
- Includes a detailed teacher guide with questioning suggestions