Drive home math concepts with an engaging task. Learners follow a verbal description to fill in a table and create a distance-time graph representing a car journey. They then answer questions by interpreting the graph.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a class activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the task indicates alignment to the 8.EE domain, there are elements of the 8.F domain in the task
  • Note that the task uses 2:00 hours rather than 2:00 o'clock

  • Simple context is easy to teach and learn
  • Includes rubric with examples of scored student work

  • Rubric uses an abbreviation, but it does not indicate what it stands for
  • Time is already filled out in the table, so learners do not need to show knowledge of interpreting time intervals
Common Core