LESSON TITLE: Create ACC Tournament Brackets
CURRICULUM AREA: Math
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8
How can brackets be drawn to accommodate 12 teams if a team leaves after a loss?
Draw a bracket for the 2010 tournament and explain how teams advance.
Have students generate possible problem solving strategies for tournament brackets.
COGNITIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES:
Put students in groups and let them create brackets w/ following criteria:
Every team must play at least once
What strategies were used? What problems did you have creating the brackets?