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Thanksgiving Math Activity Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner

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This Thanksgiving math activity includes 11 pages of student work. This activity was designed to scaffold learning and provides a challenge for students who need enrichment. This has taken my students three hour-long math periods to complete. This lesson is fun and informative. Have you ever wondered which local grocery shop is the most reasonable? You will know after your class completes this!
What’s Included?
• 1 page Lesson plans/suggested use Shopping for Thanksgiving dinner critical thinking math activity
• 1 page guided class activity
• 1 page prediction/analysis
• 4 page student packet
• 1 page extension activity
• 1 page Scoring Rubric
• 3 page activity to use in future years.
• 1 page letter to parents
Graphics by Scrappindoodles
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I've done a similar project to this, but I love how this one is put together. :)
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Absolutely loved this one:)
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On  December 6, 2013,  Buyer said:
Great product! I only had time to do this during a hour one math class. Next year, I will give it two or three days. Thanks!
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On  December 3, 2013,  Sara V. said:
Can't wait to try this next year!
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Lots of fun. Thanks
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On  November 29, 2013Constance L Williams (TpT Seller) said:
I did part of this activity the Wednesday before Thanksgiving for my math class. I plan to use the entire activity next year. My students were engaged and it was great to hear their "math chatter" as they discussed options, skills, and real life thinking!
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On  November 20, 2013Math Rules and Science Rocks (TpT Seller) said:
I'm going to use this right before the Thanksgiving break. My kids will love it. Thanks:)
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Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving!
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I like the critical thinking that goes along with this activity
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On  November 13, 2013,  Robin R. said:
This activity will be a perfect math activity for my students! I can't wait to try it out! Thanks!
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Thank you. Happy Thanksgiving!
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great resource
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On  December 9, 2012,  JANIS S. said:
We loved planning our meal and adding the cost of the meal. The charts made this activity easy to do.
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Great lesson, students enjoyed it!
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This was a great activity. My kids really enjoyed it.
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On  November 14, 2012Jennifer Mitrakos (TpT Seller) said:
Great product to enrich the math curriculum with a connection to Thanksgiving
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On  November 14, 2012,  Buyer said:
This is a cute activity! Thank you for sharing!!
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Thank you. Happy thanksgiving!
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On  November 20, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Does this include the "circular ads" or will I need to find my own?
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On  November 20, 2013Common Core Contessa answered:
You need to find your own circular ads. Thanks for your interest. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Thanksgiving Math Activity Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Math Activity Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Math Activity Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Math Activity Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner