Geometry Performance Task Toilet Paper Dimensions (Common Core)
Students will use equations/functions to compare possible dimensions for toilet paper rolls. Students will describe how to change volume without changing the basic dimensions and how to accomplish the claims made in certain advertisements. Students will also consider how best to package the rolls. Students will write equations, interpret tables, and make conclusions based on their work.
I use this performance task (aka investigative task) for Algebra 1 Chapter 1. This is perfect if you are trying to prepare students for Common Core performance tasks or the PARCC, SBAC, AIR Tests. I usually have students complete these in groups (collaborative learning). All tasks have a key included.
The goal is to prepare students for the type of questions found on common core standardized assessments like the PARCC/Smart Balanced/AIR/STAAR
I will be creating similar products for each chapter and all will be included in my algebra bundle. If you want to save money and purchase the bundle, you will be able to receive all the new products as they are created. You will also get all my common core practice tests, midterms, and exams.