Dude, here's your car...
To make a lesson open ended, the question of a future expectation as to where the students perceive the rate of car theft to be heading is included. This offers the chance for the students to use mathematical figures to make a judgement or base an opinion.
For further ideas on the use of this article in a classroom, teachers should look at the article entitled "Rising car thefts hits battlers".
(Written by Sam Nogajski, BTeach student, University of Tasmania,
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