# Raising the bar

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# The Star Wars phenomena continues

…ty students can analyze data, make a case or claim and explain and critique the reasoning of others. And, of course, use the Force! The activity: StarWarsProfitability2017.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, our Excel calculation sheet, and solutions. StarWarsProfitability2017.docx StarWarsEarnings2.xlsx StarWarsProfitability2017-solution.pdf Depending on the grade level and the way students approach the problem many different CCSS can be addressed: CCSS: 4.NBT.5, 4.NBT.6, 4.OA.2,… 0, 9

# How Many Donuts is That?

…hod, 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 rows and columns… 0, 8

# Moneymaking holiday movies

…, calculate percent increase, consider the most appropriate graphical representation and graph the data … along with sharing what they have seen and enjoyed. Student activity: top10HolidayMovies2016.pdf For members we have a Word docx, an Excel sheet of data/graphs and solutions/hints. top10holidaymovies2016.docx 10highestgrosingmovies2016.xlsx top10holidaymovies2016-solutions.pdf CCSS: 4.OA.3, 4.NBT.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5d… 0, 6

# Another year of Never Ending Pasta

…hey would like to gather in order to analyze the money-making, money-saving, or money-losing potential of this Pasta Pass. Finally, students create their own all you can eat pass for their favorite restaurant. The activity: all-you-can-eat-pasta2016.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. all-you-can-eat-pasta2016.docx all-you-can-eat-pasta2016-solution.pdf CCSS: MP.3, MP.4, 4.OA.3, 5.NBT.7, 7.SP.A.2, 7.RP.A.1, HSS.IC.B.4… 0, 7

# Pre-winter holiday activities!

…ge a tree would require 1,000 feet of lights. HSG.MG.A.1, MP.1, MP.2, MP.3, MP.4 Holiday movies – Just updated. Students compare the highest grossing Holiday movies of all time. Rounding, fractions, percents, and choosing the most appropriate graph. 4.OA.3, 4.NBT.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5d Do I have enough wrapping paper? – Students estimate the size of a gift and decide if the given wrapping paper is going to be enough. Finally they try to create a rule for determining enough wrapping paper from a… 0, 29

# How much does it cost to go back to school?

…n opportunity for kids to get estimating, researching, reasoning, calculating and communication skills honed for the coming year. The activity: BackToSchoolCosts2016.pdf Sample-back-to-school-checklists.pdf Present minimumwage-by-state2016.pdf CCSS: 4.OA.3, 4.NBT.3, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.5, 7.EE.3, MP5, HSF, HSA For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet of costs, and solutions with teaching tips. BackToSchoolCosts.docx Cost-of-back-to-school.xlsx… 0, 7

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