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Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture

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Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
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5th, 6th, 7th
Resource Types
Common Core Standards
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This assignment is a fun -- and tasty! -- way to apply math standards to a real world task, and is a great opportunity to review geometry and measurement before winter break! The assignment guides students to plan a gingerbread house by creating a blueprint on graph paper. Students must to calculate the area and perimeter of two-dimensional shapes, construct two-dimensional shapes on graph paper, and use proportions to scale measurements of two-dimensional shapes. Each piece of the final gingerbread house blueprint will be precisely measured and calculated, giving students a lot of practice in this skills while also giving them a fun goal to work towards.
Total Pages
8
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

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Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture
Designing a Gingerbread House: Math and Architecture