Your students will be captivated by this critical thinking problem as they help the turtles determine how much crust two different pizzas have! Students must dive deep into Common Core standard 8.NS.2 to understand a problem in context and use square roots to work out a solution. They must model the problem with diagrams (MP4), reason their way to a solution (MP2), and evaluate/argue a claim (MP3). Ideas for cooperative learning are included.
Included in this Product:
•Estimating Square Root Problem Sheet
•Two methods for cooperative learning
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