Create decorative houses for a Day of the Dead themed multiplication project. For each story problem your students will build an area model
window, write the equation and draw an array model
inside the flap. This craftivity combines art while connecting array and area models to multiplication. This project engages students in a Day of the Dead project while teaching conceptual understanding of critical common core standards. Use this project as an introduction, practice or review of multiplication by representing problem situations using multiple models and equations.
This project includes everything you need for students to easily create and decorate their houses by solving the included word problems.
•Patterns to trace for the house
•Grid paper to print, student color and cut out to create area models
•Window foldables with directions for cutting, coloring and pasting
•Optional clip art students may color and use for decorating house
•Ideas for decorating with common classroom art supplies
•2 Challenge activities for early finishers
•Complete answer key
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