Are you ready to compete?? If your students like sports, this is the perfect activity for your classroom! Students will complete ten "athletic challenges" where they practice with line plots in ten different sports! This activity is a great way to make more meaningful connections to math in the real world. Students will embark upon a day of sports events here they have to solve 10 line plot math activities that are challenges that relate directly to math in the real world.
Your third graders will answer questions about line plots, create their own line plots given data, and practice with line plots with fractions and without fractions.
⭐ What is This? ⭐
Help your students become sports athletes in your classroom! Students complete 10 line plot challenges that are real-world sport-themed math problems.
Print out all 10 athlete posters and all 10 aligned challenges. Distribute them around your room. Give each child a recording sheet. Explain to students that they will become athletes and will need to complete all ten challenges! They have to find all ten challenges you've left around the classroom and find the answers to each one. They use the recording sheet to mark off each challenge as they go.
There is also an additional writing activity where students scan the QR codes on each poster and find out fun facts about famous sports world records!
This math activity is perfect for third graders. It aligns with 3.MD.4.
⭐ What's Included? ⭐
- Athlete Posters to hang outside your classroom to excite students
-10 Sport Posters in Color and Black and White
-10 Line Plots Challenges
-Learning Target Poster
-Posters for Selfies Upon Completion
-QR Code Writing Activity for Early Finishers
⭐ Skills Included ⭐
-answer basic questions about line plots
-answer intermediate questions about line plots
-answer fraction questions about line plots
-create line plots
-create questions about line plots
✅Common Core Aligned
✅Great for 3rd Grade and 4th Grade
✅QR Writing Activity
✅Includes Answer Keys
✅Covers a Variety of Skills
✅Learning Targets Specified
✅Tips to Help Make the "Athletic Events" Fun!
✅Black and White and Color Versions Included
This is a perfect review activity before giving a measurement assessment or as an extra practice activity. It can be used as a spiral review and is easy to set up and implement. It is great for any class that needs something fun to reinforce teaching line plots and graphing. The QR codes add in technology as well.
I also call these my Monday Funday math games if you've seen them on Instagram! These are easy to implement classroom transformations!
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