Lesson Plan #: AELP-MPS0003
AUTHOR: Mark Whitener, KS
Grade Level(s): 3, 4, 5
- Mathematics/Process Skills
This activity is a timed game that allows students to practice their estimation skills while shopping for groceries. Students work in cooperative groups and are in competition with each other.
The purpose of this lesson is to give students an opportunity to practice estimation skills in a real life situation after a unit on estimation has been taught.
The students will be able to:
- empty packaging from the grocery store
ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES:
TYING IT ALL TOGETHER:
After each student has participated in this activity, add up each group’s points and reward the group with the most points.
May 1994 These lesson plans are the result of the work of the teachers who have attended the Columbia Education Center’s Summer Workshop. CEC is a consortium of teacher from 14 western states dedicated to improving the quality of education in the rural, western, United States, and particularly the quality of math and science Education. CEC uses Big Sky Telegraph as the hub of their telecommunications network that allows the participating teachers to stay in contact with their trainers and peers that they have met at the Workshops.