Holiday Ratios

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Add some holiday cheer to your math lessons with this problem-solving instructional activity. From problems comparing the number of ears and legs of Santa's reindeer, to finding the ratio of colored lights on a Christmas tree, a variety of questions are presented that engage children in learning to use ratios.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this worksheet as an in-class or homework assignment during a pre-algebra unit on ratios and rates
  • Offer one problem a day as a math warm-up activity during the holiday season
  • After completing the worksheet, have students create their own holiday-themed story problems involving ratios
Pros

  • Seven different story problems are included that involve numbers ranging from 18 to 80,000
  • An answer key is provided with the worksheet
Cons

  • None
Common Core