Macy’s has some new balloons

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These giant beauties can be measured in handler height, taxi cab widths, stories tall, and bicycle lengths.  What does that all mean?  How big are these balloons.

The activity: Macy'sNewBalloons.pdf

CCSS: 5.MD, 6.RP.A, 6.SP, 7.RP, 7.G.A, 7.G.B, 8.G

For members we have a PowerPoint presentation that you can use to begin the exercise; an editable Word docx; and solutions/teacher notes.

Macy'sBalloons.pptx         Macy'sNewBalloons.docx      Macy'sNewBalloons-solutions.pdf

We've also just updated our older Macy's Thanksgiving parade activity.  Macy's Parade 2019  which was originally contributed by Bob Olsen, a 5th/6th grade math teacher from Illinois.


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