Model Lesson in Math
 Common Core Standards:
Mathematical Practices
 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
 5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
 Lesson Topic
 Lesson Objectives
 To reason abstractly and quantitatively regarding the concept of a million
 To construct viable arguments to explain the concept of a million
 To use appropriate technology and thinking tools strategically
 Time frame:
 Assessing prior knowledge: 5  10 minutes
 Group Activitiy: 15 minutes
 Sharing/Assessment: 5  10 minutes
 Total: 25  35 minutes
 Assessing Prior Knowledge
 View Animoto Video by Alice Christie
 Use EduCreations to create a list of ways to explain the concept of a million.
 Group Activity:
 Each small group will explore a different approach to understanding the conept of one million
 They will discuss their thiking with one member of the group taking notes in Notes or Pages or Evernote
 Their goal is to be able to explain the concept of a million to other students
 Create a Keynote presentation to share with other groups
 Group Resources:
 Assessment of Students
 Sharing Keynote presentations with class
 Do they answer the question?
 Do they give evidence for their answer?
 How convincing is their presentation?
 How artistic is their presentation?
