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 Grade 8 : Yard Project Instructional Design: Dale Rurka & Paul Davies Stage 1 - Desired Results Established Goals: Specific Outcomes: #3, #4-PAGES251-252 ICT Outcomes: Below is a pdf file identifying all of the ICT outcomes touched on throughout this project. Click on the file to download it to your computer. ICTGr8BackYard.pdf General Outcomes: -Measurements, patterns and procedures involving areas, perimeters, and procedures. Essential Questions: 1. How can you calculate the areas of squares, rectangles and triangles. 2. To represent these area measurements as a scale drawing. Students will know: Understanding of the mathematical formulas for computing area measurements -Understanding of scale drawings Students will be able to: -Make a blueprint drawing of a yard with structures placed on the drawing to scale. Stage 2 - Assessment Evidence Performance Task(s) You have been hired to design your dream home on a specified lot. How much sod must you purchase and what is the cost? Other Evidence (Quizzes, test, etc) Self Assessment Stage 3 - Learning Plan Teaching and Learning Activities Class preparation: -Introduce project using overhead -Handout project outline to students -Review area calculations -Brainstorm ideas of what structures can be placed on the lot -Make a rough draft on paper Lab work: Show sample: -Point out that they will need: title, a legend, two tables (legend and area calculations) and scaled yard. Set up blue print: -AppleWorks 6