Plan A Party
Students, in groups, work together to plan a party given the number attending and the type of party. They brainstorm a list of celebrations in America and throw the party in which has the best plan based on students vote.
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Math Grade 7: Extended Performance Task Planning a Party
Parties aren't all fun and games. Young mathematicians solve a variety of problems related to party planning. They use both provided and researched cost information to determine the best activities to meet given constraints.
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Partying with Proportions and Percents
Examine ratios and proportions in several real-world scenarios. Children will calculate unit rates, work with proportions and percentages as they plan a party, purchase produce, and take a tally. This lesson plan recommends five...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Saga of Survival (Using Data about Donner Party to Illustrate Descriptive Statistics)
What did gender have to do with the survival rates of the Donner Party? Using comparative box plots, classes compare the ages of the survivors and nonsurvivors. Using the same method, individuals make conclusions about the gender and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable