# How long will it take you to trick or treat?

…ning & trick or treating strategies. For homework or an extension have students use Google Earth to bring up a map of their own neighborhood. Have students plan their own trick or treating route. They should try to make their route as efficient as possible and estimate the time their route will require. Student handouts: How-long-will-it-take2014.pdf and if you would like a grid: How-long-will-it-take-with-grid2014.pdf CCSS: 3.NBT.2, 4.NBT.4, 4.NBT.5, 4.MD.2, 4.MD.3, MP.1, MP.2, MP.3, MP.7… 0, 10

# How Many Donuts is That?

…g on solution method, age level of students, and the conversations you are having in class. What might come up? different areas or arrays, scale, estimation, volume and in particular volume by multiplying the base area by the number of layers. CCSS: 4.MD.3, 4.NBT.5, 4.OA.3, 5.MD.3, 5.MD.5, 6.G.1, 6.G.2, 6.RP.3, 7.G.1, 7.G.6, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP6, MP7 ExtraInfo.pdf Act Three: This news clip gives the solution. Sequel: Now that you know how many donuts are in the box, what dimensions and number of… 0, 10

# Pick-a-brick wall at the Lego store

…ts conferring with each other, making guesses, and explaining their reasoning. Students try to determine the number of Lego bins on this giant wall. Students think about arrays and multiplication as they consider a reasonable quantity of Lego bins in this three-act task. We have a PowerPoint presentation for all to use: LegoWallActivity.pptx For members we have a teaching suggestion and solution document. legowall-teachers.pdf CCSS: 3.OA.3, 4.NBT.5, 4.MD.3, 5.NBT.5 Special thanks to math… 0, 6

# Black Friday, football, and giving

…ctivity about an annual display of creativity, engineering, and design as artists contribute cans of food for the shelters and food banks of their city. Students analyze, look for patterns, discuss solutions, and finally quantify the number of cans. 4.MD.3, 6.EE.1, 5.MD.5, 7.G.6, HSF.LE.2, MP.2, MP.3, MP.7 Black Friday again ( updated!) – Students calculate savings in dollars and percents as they analyze this year’s sales. 6.RP.3 , 7.EE.2, 7.EE3 Consumer Spending – Students look for patterns in… 0, 39

# Big Papi

…t of the activity after completing page 1 together. Follow the flow of the activity sheet, let students go through the modeling process. Make sure to orchestrate student sharing of reasoning. After highlighting student thinking show the video at the bottom of this post to reveal the number of donuts. The Activity: BigPapiActivitySheet.pdf For members: Word Docx and Teachers Guide: BigPapiActivitySheet.docx BigPapiActivitySheet-solution.pdf CCSS: 4.MD.3, 6.G.1, 6.RP.3, 7.G.3 The Solution: Thanks… 0, 6

# Pizza Deals

…he area of a square pizza compare to the area of a circular pizza? Technology: As students grapple with comparing the area of a square and the area of a circle with the same diameter/side length have them explore this Geogebratube app on area relations. The activity: pizza-deals.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. pizza-deals.docx pizza-deals-solutions.pdf CCSS: 4.MD.3, 6.G.1, 6.RP.3, 7.G.4… 0, 5

# Canstruction

…New York City. Act Two: How many cans does it take to build this structure? What information do you need to determine this? How did you determine your solution? What else did you notice that is mathematical? The Activity: Canstruction2015.pdf CCSS: 4.MD.3, 6.EE.1, 5.MD.5, 7.G.6, HSF.LE.2, MP.2, MP.3, MP.7 Act Three: For members we have a detailed solution and teacher tip page: Canstruction2015-solution.pdf and the Word docx if you would like to change the activity: Canstruction2015.docx You… 0, 5

# McDonalds moves towards antibiotic-free chicken

…antibiotics in the food that we consume in order to decrease antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans. What will the effects be on costs at the restaurant, costs in the supermarket and the cost and changes required of farm production? Does this seem like a good move? Why? Do the math! The activity: Antibiotics-in-our-food.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Antibiotics-in-our-food.docx Antibiotics-in-our-food-solution.pdf CCSS: 4.MD.3, 5.NBT.5, 5.NBT.7, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2,… 0, 5

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# Which TV is the Best Deal?

…f the HDTV. Technology: You might use this TV size calculator and comparison tool from TVCalculator.com to impress this on students. In this lesson students work with the ideas of area, similar figures and unit rate. The activity: Which-TV.pdf CCSS: 4.MD.3, 5.NBT.5, 5.NBT.7, 6.RP.3, 6.G.1 For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Which-TV.doc Which-TV-solutions.pdf Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one place at our Bird’s Eye View Page or try more HDTV math with Glowing… 0, 4