Math Project Differentiated Performance Task Activity Summer School Fun

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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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This fun, high-interest, differentiated math performance task will keep your students thinking critically about real-world math problems this end of year season, or anytime!

This nonprofit community garden-themed differentiated Performance Based Learning (PBL) Math Task is the perfect activity to engage your math learners in a critical thinking cooperative group activity or independently.

This set includes BOTH a digital option to use with Google™ Classroom and includes easy set up directions.

This task is differentiated on three levels and requires mathematical analysis and critical thinking from your students. Students will use all operations in this real world project.

Tasks require students to work with money and calculate addition, subtraction and multiplication with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Students will also use their error analysis and math critiquing skills. This project also provides an opportunity for students to work together and present their mathematical thinking and creative work to their classmates.

Save over 20% when purchasing the math performance task bundle!

This community garden theme is perfect to engage your students as spring begins to bloom, as the school year winds down, or at anytime to promote independence for all levels of students. Use it with your whole class or as an enrichment activity!


✓Directions and Link to share with students using Google Classroom™

Three Leveled Differentiated Task Each Level Includes:

✓Task Directions

✓Vocabulary Word Definitions

✓Work Space

✓Multiple Page Task Problem Solving

✓Student Reflection Page

✓Situational Cards (to use as needed)

✓“Memo Style” Challenge Problem to encourage math critiquing

✓Answer Key

Additional Activities For All Levels:

✓Optional Scoring Rubric

✓Extra Challenge (with and without a “going further” extension)

✓Create Your Own Plot and Persuasive Ad to get customers Extension Activity

✓Teacher Suggestions

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Recent feedback on this product:

"I love that this project provides my students with an enrichment opportunity while I work with a remediation group. Thank you :)"

"With all of the differentiation included, this is so easy to implement into my class with minimal prep! My students really enjoyed working through this."

"Awesome, ready to use project!"

"This is really terrific. I love the clever way you have differentiated the project! Great activity and extensions! Thank you :)"

See more PBL Math Differentiated Tasks, like this one: Waterslide Park PBL

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. For example, observe that 4 times a number is always even, and explain why 4 times a number can be decomposed into two equal addends.
Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.


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