# Tag Archives for Christmas

## Activities for your pre-Holiday week

We have several great timely activities to use in this last week of school before vacation; Money making holiday movies  Let your students analyze actual holiday movie data. They will round, estimate, compare, calculate percent increase, consider the most appropriate … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## Soda Santa

Happy Holidays! This Soda Santa is made up entirely of 12-pack cans of Coca-Cola products. What questions do you have? The activity:  Soda_Santa.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Soda_Santa.doc          Soda_Santa_solution.pdf CCSS: 4.NBT.5 , 5.NBT.5 , 7.SP.5 , 7.SP.7a As … Continue reading

15. December 2012 by oldmanmarks
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## How many feet of lights do I need?

Watch the video of my Xmas tree with your math class.  We didn’t get enough lights for the tree.  How many feet of lights do you think we need in total so that the tree is properly decorated?   How do … Continue reading

13. December 2012 by oldmanmarks
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## Help me figure out how many feet of lights I need

Watch the video of my Xmas tree with your math class.  We didn’t get enough lights for the tree.  How many feet of lights do you think we need in total so that the tree is properly decorated?   How do … Continue reading

04. January 2012 by oldmanmarks
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## Moneymaking Holiday Movies

Let your students analyze actual holiday movie data. They will round, estimate, compare, calculate percent increase, consider the most appropriate graphical representation and graph the data … along with sharing what they have seen and enjoyed.   xmas_movies-2011.pdf Solutions, hints, and … Continue reading

14. December 2011 by Leslie
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Do we cripple students by feeding them the necessary measurements and expecting them to just plug the data into a formula?  Engage your class in real life problem solving and development of mathematical ideas. In this activity, Brian asks students … Continue reading

11. December 2011 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## Holiday Candy Sales

Another Candy holiday is upon us. Brian asks students to translate a pie chart of information on candy sale expenditures to actual dollars spent for 4 major candy holidays … Halloween, Easter, Christmas and Hanuka, and Valentine’s Day. Serve a … Continue reading

21. April 2011 by Leslie
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## Highest grossing holiday movies

Kids analyze actual holiday movie data. They round, estimate, compare, use percents, consider the most appropriate graphical representation and graph data.  xmas_movies.pdf

08. December 2010 by Leslie
Categories: Holidays and Annual Events, Movies and Entertainment, Number Sense | Tags: , , , | 1 comment