The Hanukkah POW is just what you need to include multiple family traditions during the winter holidays.
This is a problem solving activity that will expose your students to Jewish tradition and push them to persevere through a challenging math problem.
This is always a hit with my fourth and fifth graders. I love it since it stumps EVERYONE, because it's more complicated than it seems. However, it's accessible for most kids, once they figure out the pattern. This is a terrific enrichment activity that also reminds students how important close reading is in math. L'shanah tova!
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