Consider this anchor task: “How do you calculate 26 x 28?”
Teachers may ask students to write one of the following types of journals – descriptive journal, evaluative journal, creative journal and investigative journal.
Explain how to calculate 26 x 28 in the shortest amount o×f time.
To calculate 26 x 28, which method do you prefer and why?
26 x 28 = (26 x 30) – 52 or 26 x 28 = (25 x 28) + 28
Write a story for 26 x 28.
Investigate the product of two 2-digit numbers that differ by 2.
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