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Part A

Observing Student Reasoning and Proof
  Introduction | Problem: Building Rafts with Rods | Solution: Building Rafts with Rods | Student Work #1 | Questions and Answers #1 | Student Work Reflection #1 | Student Work #2 | Questions and Answers #2 | Student Work Reflection #2 | Observe Classroom | Classroom Practice | Your Journal


Let's look at Building Rafts with Rods in a classroom setting.

In this activity, you can observe the reasoning used by seventh- and eighth-grade students to find the surface area of a different number of rods. Their teacher, Ms. Mullin, is circulating among the groups, listening and asking questions.

The rods, colors, and lengths are shown below so you will know the

length of each color:

cuisenaire rod lengths

next  Observe this problem in a real classroom

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