I was looking back at a blog post from last year showing a short video I made explaining what 3 Act Math tasks are & how they work. This lesson structure is the brain child of Dan Meyer. I decided to put together a sketchnote on the topic:
Here’s video of Dan Meyer himself facilitating a high school level 3 act math task: http://blog.mrmeyer.com/2013/teaching-with-three-act-tasks-act-one/
Here’s a video of an elementary level 3 act math task: https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2016/05/13/modeling-with-math-nsf/
Want some 3 act math tasks to try? Have a look through:
- Dan Meyer’s 101questions
- Elementary level from Graham Fletchy
- Kyle Pearce’s collection
- Tasks I’ve tried & blogged about (not all mine originally)
Finally, are you interested in trying your hand at sketchnoting yourself? Or just want to learn more about it? Read my recent post on the topic here.
What is your favourite 3 act math task of all time? Leave a comment in the section below!
– Laura Wheeler (Teacher @ Ridgemont High School, OCDSB; Ottawa, ON)