Mess with ’em on April Fools Day

This day is known for pranks and puzzles.  Try one of these on April Fools Day.

  • Ask students to analyze where I made my mistake.

       PerplexingProblem.pdf

For members we have solutions. PerplexingProblem-solution.pdf

         CCSS: MP.1, MP3,4.OA, 5.G, 8.EE, 8.SP


Or "Who got the extra buck?" or "Where did that extra dollar go?"

ExtraBuck.pdf

For members we have a solution.   ExtraBuck-solution.pdf

       CCSS: MP.1, MP3,4.OA, 5.G, 8.EE, 8.SP


Or baffle 'em with this Ghost Whisperer lesson.  They will think you are pulling one over on them until they figure out the math!

CCSS:  4.OA.4, 5.OA.1, HSA.CED.A.2, MP1, MP3, MP4, MP7, MP8


Another great April Fool's day activity is Robert Kaplinsky's Foil Prank analysis.

CCSS: 6.G.4, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.G.6, HSG.MG.1

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