This extension activity challenges students' thinking and writing skills as they evaluate six multiplication strategies, rate them according to their efficiency, and justify their ratings in a culminating activity. Rubric included.
Writing-Expository, Basic Operations, Gifted and Talented
This resource can be used as a whole group, small group, or independent creativity-evoking extension project.
It includes three activities:
1. Pack It Up!: Students evaluate what they might take on an extended space trip and "pack" their
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
This introductory activity allows students to research basic characteristics of the four types of bridges. Students evaluate these characteristics and assign each bridge a star rating and defend in an expository paragraph. Rubric included.
Writing-Expository, Gifted and Talented, Engineering