~~~ Scary costumes ~~~

Every year Americans spend lots of money on Halloween and Halloween costumes. Use our updated data on Halloween spending in America to engage your students in an analysis of the ratios of population, participation, and money spent in honor of October 31st.  This activity takes kids through finding parts of wholes as well as ratio and proportion problems.  Beware: the tasks in this activity involve some large numbers as well as some challenging fraction/ratio/proportion problems.  Updated!


For members we have an editable Word doc, solutions and teacher tips.

halloweenCostumes2014.docx      halloweenCostumes2014-solution.pdf

CCSS:  5.NF, 6.RP, 6.NS, 7.RP, 7.SP

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