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Calculicious: Making Calculus Delicious

School: High Tech High School

City/State: San Diego, CA

Grade(s): 12

Format(s): Book

Subject(s): English Language Arts, Mathematics, Visual Arts

Type(s): Informative/Explanatory

Writing Assignment Description

Seniors at High Tech High in San Diego, California created this book as a product from a cross-curricular study of art and mathematics. Students created an online forum to critique and discuss their work. The book included artwork, explanatory text, and also selected critique and discussion from the forum for each artistic piece.

How This Writing Can Be Useful

  • Excellent description of the process of applying mathematical solutions
  • Clear example of how artwork complements text
  • Includes thoughtful feedback from students

Relevant Resources

Common Core State Standards

Standard Long Term Learning Target
  • I can produce clear and coherent writing appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
  • I can use technology to produce, publish, and update writing products in response to ongoing feedback, new arguments, and new information.
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