Your young mathematicians will love this football related math task - especially the boys. The download includes a context for the task, a rubric, and two problem strings at different challenge levels. The idea is to use a football field as a number line. This authentic context for using a number line will capture your kids imagination and help them master essential Common Core Standards in math. It reinforces Mathematical Practices and also gives students practice in the Habits of Mind.
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