Fully editable. If you want to change the names to your students’ name, please feel free to do so. For some reason, students love to try to figure out who murdered me. The file contains a pdf of the entire document if you want to use the given names as well as Word documents if you want to edit. The choice is yours.
A great way to get students up and moving with this engaging CSI activity.
Students not only solve problems, but they must explain who is incorrect and why they are incorrect.
It promotes higher level thinking. Error analysis is at the top of the higher level thinking skills. It requires students to create, analyze, and even prove their claim.
It aids in conceptual understanding. The tricky part of having students do traditional algorithms is they sometimes lose the conceptual reasoning behind the steps. When students can find errors in a process and explain it (that part is key), they are really showing a conceptual understanding of the skill or concept.
Students find the slope from:
* Two Points
* 14 Full Color "Evidence Cards"
* Student recording page with "He Said, She Said" Error Analysis
* Answer Key