This is part II of our reflections on the World Cup games. Part I, World Cup rankings, explained and let students practice with the formula and weighting that is used to establish each country's team rank.
This second activity deals with the method of sorting the teams into 4-team groups for the first round of play. Students can study the draw, make observations, and then try to create what they think might be a more fair method for deciding which countries should compete in the opening matches.
For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions
CCSS: 7.SP, HSS.MD, MP1, MP3