Pre-Read (Warm-up): Identify Key Information
Before thoroughly reading BBQ Corn, skim over the problem for key words, numbers, symbols, and units. List the key words, numbers and symbols below.
First Read: Describe what is happening
Read the problem. Then, in your own words, describe what is happening in the space provided. What is the scenario? Who are the main characters? What are they doing? What is the problem they are facing?
Second Read: Explore & Mathematically Describe Eleanor's Options
What options is the main character faced with? Be as specific as you can.
Use key word identifiers from the problem to write equations representing each of Eleanor's options in the space below.
Read 3: Explore & Answer the Essential Question
Revisit the problem and your responses. What should Eleanor do in this situation? What would you do? Consider your own values as well as the mathematical results. Describe these to justify your answer. Be ready to share in a class discussion.