Monday, April 21, 2014

Creative comic relief

Today we worked through a traditional lesson once again, this time on solving rational equations and applying that skill to motion problems.  The lesson went well, I think, but I know I didn't collect enough formative assessment to determine with certainty that students can handle the problems on their own!

We still have work rate problems to complete ... and then time for some extra practice.  We need a little relief from the traditional practice ... I'm thinking a bit of comic relief is in order!

I'm going to ask students to put a problem in comic strip format.  I'm planning to use http://www.comicmaster.org.uk/ ...

Here is my sample to share with students ...