This task an engaging and authentic problem-solving is well-suited for group work on non-permanent surfaces.
Rich Task Topic: Proportional Reasoning, Percents, Problem solving
Grade level: 6, 7, 8
Task Description: You are planning to make and sell ice cream cones at the school carnival to earn money for the student council. Before the council approves your plan, they have requested that you calculate the cost and potential profit for your fundraiser.
1. Student instructions and worksheet
2. Solution and answer key
3. Assessment: includes student self assessment and teacher assessment of task using standards-based grading.