**Predict: **What responses to this prompt would you expect from my Algebra 1 students? (Prior to this problem my kids had mostly worked with integer arithmetic, solving linear equations in one-variable and graphing scenarios and equations.)

**Study: **What do you notice in this (small) class set of responses? Note anything that surprises you.

*Kid 1:*

*Kid 2*

* Kid 3*

*Kid 4*

*Kid 5*

*Kid 6*

*Kid 7*

*Kid 8*

* Kid 9*

**Wrap Up**

How did your predictions hold up? What surprised you the most? What’s something you wish you knew more about?