Fencing

Nail this assessment task to your list of resources. Learners must set up equations to model the cost of fencing that includes posts and panels. They then determine the cost of a fence with a specific number of posts and panels.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the task as part of an assessment on linear equations
Classroom Considerations

  • While the task indicates it is aligned to the 7.EE domain, it requires solving a system of linear equations (8.EE.8c)
  • Learners need to have prior experience modeling situations with linear equations
Pros

  • Simple context helps students understand the content
  • Includes rubric and answer key
Cons

  • Incorrect footer and page number information