Perfect for: Mother’s Day morning teas, Father’s Day morning teas, meet the teacher celebrations, open day celebrations and thank you celebrations.
Includes a fun differentiated math, two part project for grade 4, 5 and 6 students to use higher order thinking skills and plan a REAL celebration for parents or helpers.
In part 1, students work individually or in groups on differentiated math planning black line masters. NOTE: There are a range of options to suit different celebrations. This can be done for fun and without a celebration to follow. The tasks are as follows and are linked to their relevant math concept:
Celebration Location: coordinates
Food and Drinks: operations
Decorations – Paper Chains: length
Decoration – Photo Booth: length and width
Favors/Gifts - Coupons: time
Favors/Gifts - Corner Bookmarks: area and perimeter
Invitations (4 options): symmetry
Color Scheme: gathering data
Gift Wrap: rotations
If you decide to have a real celebration, in part two students use the information from part 1 to prepare for the celebration!
This pack includes a two part project which contains:
“Plan a Celebration” teachers’ notes.
"Plan a Celebration” black line masters.
An easier version of the project for different levels of abilities.
Challenge questions for different levels of abilities.
“Prepare for a Celebration” teachers’ notes.
“Prepare for a Celebration” black line masters.
Some colored options included.
NOTE: This project is designed to make teaching easy for you and requires your students to do the work to plan a celebration. Most of the preparation requires paper and cardboard and there are only a few extra resources required. It is generic enough to suit a range of different types of parent or helper celebrations. Certain black line masters can also be taken out if you wish not to include an element in your celebration.
There are links to American, English and Australian curriculum documents.
for AUS UK Spelling.
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