This set includes everything you need for a unit on 4.OA.A.2 - Multiplicative Comparison Word Problems for your fourth grade classroom. It could even be used for struggling fifth graders or as enrichment for your third graders. The set has a generic theme so it can be used any time of year. It is completely common core aligned and has a lot of cross-curricular tie-ins!
Clear and eye-catching PowerPoint slides to describe the process to your students.
Two detailed Interactive Notebook Pages (includes everything you need except scissors and glue!) with very easy to understand directions so your students can work independently.
Task Card Set - 24 task cards, includes color and black and white versions AND includes student recording sheets.
Entry and Exit Ticket Assessments - Use these short quizzes as pre-tests and post-tests for your lessons to see what your students already know before you teach and what they learned from the lesson. Includes emoji exit quizzes for students to show how confident they are in what they are learning.
Animal Science Gallery Walk - Posters and worksheets to have a nonfiction gallery walk. Students will read each nonfiction passage and use multiplicative comparison to find the missing product. Includes color and black & white versions of the posters and includes worksheets for students to record their answers.
Animal Science Measurement Activity - Students will be given nonfiction passages about the sizes of various endangered animals from around the world and will create life-size models of the animals. They will then write multiplicative comparisons to compare their animal to one of the other students' animals in size.
Find a Friend to Solve Activity - Students will find a friend who knows the answer to one of the problems on their sheet - meanwhile they are solving answers on other students' sheets.
Math is Sweeeeet! - Students will complete a multiplicative comparison activity to find the ingredients needed to create birthday cake playdough (they will be using a real recipe) with missing set number and missing multiplier information. Then they will actually create the playdough to use in the next activity.
Math is Sweeeeet! math mat - Students will use this math mat to solve multiplicative comparison problems with missing set and missing multiplier. Teacher instructions and math problems included.
I Bought a Zoo... With Multiplication - Students will create their own zoo using items they "buy" from the zoo store. They will solve multiplicative comparison word problems and use those answers as money in the store. They will buy creatures and foods for their zoo and will draw it out.