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Tortoise and the Hare #Desmosify

Welcome to a series of posts sharing how we #Desmosify the curriculum from Open Up Resources/Illustrative Mathematics. You can use this lesson for free, or sign up to get many more activities just like it in our core middle school curriculum!

Here’s how we #Desmosified an Open Up Resources/IM lesson to help students students interpret graphs of functions..

Desmosification #1: Create concrete connections.

In the original activity, Open Up Resources/Illustrative Mathematics starts with a context about temperature. We’re on board!

The original temperature graph.

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