BBQ Party Math Project: Solve Real World Math Word Problems Distance Learning

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Motivate your students with this DIFFERENTIATED real world math project! Included are 35 pages of activities to gets student practicing a wide variety of key math skills while working their way through a fun scenario. Students will have a blast planning all of the details of their family's backyard BBQ party! They must select a date and time, purchase and send invitations, get a count of who will attend, plan and purchase food, purchase supplies, decorations, and activities, set up the backyard, and much more!


There are two different versions of this project included: basic and advanced. While most activities are the same, the main difference is that the advanced version includes decimals and decimal operations (particularly with money). The basic version is ideal for 4th grade, while the advanced version is ideal for 5th grade.

Skills covered:

• Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

• Interpreting remainders

• Fractions

• Perimeter and area on a grid

• Elapsed time

• Decimals and decimal operations*

*Only in the advanced version of this packet

Included with this BBQ Party Math Project:

• Instructions for use

• Basic project packet (35 pages of math activities)

• Advanced project packet (35 pages of math activities)

• Answer keys (for problems that have only one possible answer)

Please Note: This packet is meant to be used in its entirety over multiple days. Students will get the most benefit out of seeing how all of these different pieces of math fit together.

Want to learn more? Check out the preview file above!

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Created by Brittney Field, © Games 4 Gains, LLC.

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35 pages of activities per packet + answer keys
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