Motion Problems

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Let's hope class participants don't get motion sickness. In the lesson, class members first solve motion problems using tables and graphs. They then use algebraic techniques to solve motion problems.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource to introduce motion problems involving distance, rate, and time
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that the resource uses California landmarks (such as the I-5) that may be unfamiliar to learners in other states
  • Assessment sorting activity requires prior preparation
Pros

  • Resource includes blank tables and graphs 
  • Pupils learn different methods for solving motion problems
Cons

  • For an Algebra I lesson, the algebra portion is not covered thoroughly
Common Core