Introduction

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Pixel Pattern

Pixel Pattern

LinkPixel Pattern

Debrief

Five Ideas

Deconstruct the experience. What are the three acts of this story? What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?

LinkThree-Act Math

FileA Different Linear Modeling Task

Finish the Story

Popcorn Picker

Which acts are missing? What media or information would you need to gather to turn these partial stories into complete math problems?

Proportion / Ratio

LinkDueling Discounts

LinkFinals Week

LinkPrint Job

LinkSugar Packets

LinkSuper Bear

Algebra

Link25 Billion Apps

LinkPlaying Catch-Up

LinkDomino Skyscraper

LinkJoulies

LinkToothpicks

Geometry

LinkBubble Wrap

LinkBurning Man

LinkCar Caravan

LinkCoffee Traveler

LinkFile Cabinet

Textbook Makeover

How could you change these modeling textbook tasks with three acts so that your students were doing the modeling rather than their textbooks?

Other

FileDress Shopping

Algebra

FileBike Race

FilePenny Circle

FilePostage Rates

FileRemote-Control Car

FileRental Car

Geometry

FileFencing

FileOld Fred

FilePopcorn Picker

FileStealing Bases

FileSwimming Dog

Precalculus

FileAround the Corner

FileBig Box

FileHole in the Ground

FileKeep Up

FileTwo Pulleys

Calculus

fileAir Traffic Control

fileDoppler Effect

fileShuttle Launch

fileSwimming Pool

fileWater Tank

Labwork

Popcorn Picker

Which acts are missing? What media or information would you need to gather to turn these partial stories into complete math problems?

LinkYou Pour, I Choose

LinkDueling Discounts

LinkFinals Week

LinkSplit Time

LinkFile Cabinet

LinkLeaky Faucet

LinkSuper Bear

LinkPrint Job

LinkSugar Packets

Homework / Resources

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  2. Create a three-act rates task using a situation from your own life.
  3. Help yourself to the resources below.

LinkThree-Act Math Tasks

LinkVideo Story Problems (Primary Grades)

Link101questions

LinkSurvey