12 search results for ""7.RP.1""

4th of July

…atio art might be a fun way to get ready for July 4th. In this past Memorial Day activity students measure; create whole number ratios for the official U.S. flag; decide how our artistic flags will be different from the official flag; make stars from regular pentagons, and finally create a flag design in honor of the fourth. CCSS: 4.NBT, 4.NFB, 5.NBT, 5.NF.B, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.1, 7.RP.2, 7.G.1… 0, 11

Flag Art

…decide how our artistic flags will be different from the official flag; make stars from regular pentagons, and finally create a flag design in honor of Memorial Day. The activity: Flags.pdf CCSS: 4.NBT, 4.NFB, 5.NBT, 5.NF.B, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.1, 7.RP.2, 7.G.1 Pentagon Cut-outs: SmallPentagons.pdf RegularPentagons.pdf VariousPentagons.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solution/teacher tips. Flags.docx Flags-solution-teacher-talk.pdf Or use our previous activity on… 0, 11

Glowing rectangles

…ity going. Let kids work with partners or groups, see how far they can get on their own, before you need to bring the class together from some discussion on similar figures. Students should have a little experience with ratio tables and proportionality if they are going to try this activity without some direct instruction. Or use the activity as review and application of proportionality and similar figures. glowing-rectangles2015.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6. RP.3, 7.RP.1, 7.RP.2, 7.G.1 For… 0, 11

The Euro and the international debt crisis

…Euro’s value to dollar amounts, and work with comparisons of debt, gross domestic products, and average debts per person. Students will gain a better appreciation of what the news is all about. They will become familiar with the value of the Euro, can appreciate the complexity of the present financial crisis, and will be able to contribute to financial observations and discussions at home. CCSS: 6.RP.1 , 6.RP.2 , 6. RP.3 , 7.RP.1 , 7.RP.2 Euro.pdf For members we have solutions already worked… 0, 9

The Boston Marathon

…thon time. We’ve gathered a lot of great data and asked some sensible and some surprising rate questions. Enjoy the conversation of page 1 of the activity as a class task and then set your students to work calculating the rest. BostonMarathon2015.pdf   For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions with teaching suggestions. BostonMarathon.docx BostonMarathon-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.MD.1, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.1 We also have a more historical activity about Patriot’s… 0, 9

Not enough mashed potatoes

…ed Thanksgiving gatherings, to explain their thinking in calculating these figures and to judge how many servings could be created from 7 ½ pounds of potatoes. The Activity: not-enough-potatoes.pdf CCSS: 5.NF.6 , 5.NF.6 , 6.RP.1 , 6.RP.2 , 6. RP.3 , 7.RP.1 For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions below. not-enough-potatoes.docx not-enough-potatoes-solutions.pdf We’ve just been given an extension to this lesson. It’s-all-gravy.pdf and for members we have an editable docx and… 0, 8

It’s Girl Scout cookie time

…nt how all of the organizational components are related, compare the price per ounce of Girl Scout cookies to national brands and work out what percent and what dollar amount of each box of cookies is contributed to the the various segments of the Girl Scouts program. The activity: CookieTime2016.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. CookieTime2016.docx CookieTime2016-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.1, 7.RP.3, MP3, MP4 Check out all current Yummymath lessons in… 0, 7

How many pies would this behemoth make?

…e quantities of pumpkin puree and the number of pumpkin pies that could be made from one of these giants. To introduce the task you might show this cool time lapse video of a giant pumpkin from planting to harvest. big-pumpkins&pie2015.pdf CCSS: 7.RP.1, 7.RP.3, MP.1, MP.7 For our members we have an editable Word docx and solutions below. big-pumpkins&pie2015.docx big-pumpkinspie2015-solution.pdf Check out & share this interesting article from TIME The Great Pumpkin Race. Check out… 0, 7

Black Friday, football, and giving

…tions; calculating ingredient measure for various-sized Thanksgiving gatherings; have students explain their reasoning; and to have students figure out how many servings 7½ pounds of potatoes would make. 5.NF.6 , 5.NF.6 , 6.RP.1 , 6.RP.2 , 6. RP.3 , 7.RP.1 How should I cook my turkey? – Students judge timing, cost, tastiness, and quantity necessary as they plan for the feast. 4.MD.1, 5.NBT.7, 4.MD.2, 6.RP.3, 6.NS.3, 7.NS.3 Great video on a deep frying fire with William Shatner. Macy’s… 0, 37

Which is most expensive?

…Who knew that creams for your face could be so expensive! I’m going to have to rethink what to buy for my mom. Which of these high priced cremes is most expensive? In this activity students observe some prices of facial moisturizers; choose one and calculate its price per fluid ounce (volume – not weight); and use that rate to calculate the cost of some more common products like milk and gasoline. For a finally they look into scorpion venom. Fancy facial moisturizers… 0, 6

Fall hiking and the Appalachian Trail

…you and your students are still enjoying the outdoors during this cooler, more colorful time of year. Use this enthusiasm to look at the rate calculations necessary for an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker. Appalachian-trail2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Appalachian-trail2015.docx Appalachian-trail-solutions2015.pdf CCSS: 6.RP1, 6.RP.2 , 6.RP.3 , 7.RP.1… 0, 5