Teaching Resource
Pandora's Party Palace Math Activity - Lower Level Version
16 mathematics problem solving task cards involving money in a real-world context.
Use this math activity with students to practice solving real-world problems involving money.
Print out a class set on cardstock to use as a math center activity or focus on one problem at a time in a guided math group or as a whole class. Alternatively, give students a copy of a task card to glue into their journals to solve independently. Provide students with a set of answer cards to check their work in the end.
Use the blank template to create your own questions and math problems based on the catalog for your class to solve.
This teaching resource includes:
- 2 x Pandora’s Party Palace catalog
- 16 x math problem solving cards
- 4 x blank math problem solving cards
- 16 x answer cards.
We also have a middle and upper level version of this resource.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.NBT.B.7
Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in addin...
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.3
Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.D.8
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including roundi...
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.OA.A.2
Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NBT.B.4
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
- CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1
- CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4
- CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP5
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This resource now includes a set of answer cards.
Addition by Victoria (Teach Starter) Nov 6th, 2017
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