Exponentials Lesson 6 Episode 1 (Teachers)

Making Sense

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The students create a timeline that shows how the beanstalk is growing over four one-quarter day time periods.

Episode Supports

Focus Questions

For use in a classroom, pause the video and ask this question:

[Pause the video at 1:31] Create a timeline that illustrates Jill’s measurements of the beanstalk. Be sure to include the days and heights for each measurement. Identify any mathematical relationships you observe in the timeline.

Supporting Dialogue

The instructor asks Josh and Arobindo to keep filling in relationships, both multiplicative and additive [2:55]. Ask your students to talk with a partner to explain what they think is the key differences between multiplicative and additive relationships. Ask them to discuss where they have observed each of these relationships in the unit so far.