Rich Tasks

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Learning Goal

To develop a common understanding of what a rich task is.

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A shape has six sides and two 90° angles. What could it look like?

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What made this task rich?

With a partner, discuss what made the task rich. Open the Answer Garden and enter key words from your discussion:


  • Read the "Risk Task Considerations" document.
  • What is missing from our Answer Garden?
  • How can we make tasks rich in all curriculum areas?


Rich or not rich - that is the question!

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Commit to trying a rich task relevant to what you are currently focusing on in your program. Bring back the task to share at the next staff meeting.

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