Sewing

This Sewing assessment also includes:

Sew up your unit on operations with decimals using this assessment task. Young mathematicians use given rules to determine the amount of fabric they need to sew a pair of pants. They must also fill in a partially complete bill for materials to determine the total price of the materials.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite a tailor or dressmaker to give a presentation
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should know how to convert units (yards to inches)
  • Additionally, they should use standard monetary notation (i.e., how to use the dollar sign/cent sign)
Pros

  • Incorporates many different aspects of mathematics
  • Lesson reflection for teachers is made simple by a set of guiding questions
Cons

  • Rubric uses unexplained abbreviations
Common Core