Modifying Curriculum: Area & Perimeter
Engage in a thought-provoking series of tasks involving area and perimeter. With open-ended tasks, concepts of minimums and maximums will emerge, along with a worthwhile discussion of definitions. Finally, compare the task to the original from a traditional curriculum and discuss implications for modifying curriculum.
Nivens, Ryan Andrew. 2012. Modifying Curriculum: Area & Perimeter. Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics (NCTM), Philadelphia, PA. https://nctm.confex.com/nctm/2012AM/webprogram/Session9379.html