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Handcarts - A Unique Form of Transportation

An interesting historical fact about how handcarts benefitted to the Mormon pioneers is the context behind this math lesson. Using given facts and figures regarding the handcart, pupil pairs create math word problems, share them with the class, and solve. Their answers can be illustrated through equations or arrays. 

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Technology
Calculator
Year
1997
Usage Permissions
Fine Print