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This sample of student work was selected from a special education classroom.

1. Comprehension & Application

SMP.7: Look for and make use of structure.


Although the student has seen some well-structured diagrams in previous modules, the student is struggling to create a visual picture to model this situation, since the picture does not show the constant starting amount and the constant rate of growth in a meaningful way. The student can, however, use a discrete linear table to represent the rate of change and the starting amount from a context.