standard: MCC4.NBT.5

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Act 1

Watch the video

  1. What do you notice? What do you wonder?
  2. How many Skittles fit in the jar?  Estimate.
  3.  Too high estimate? Too low estimate?

Act 2

How many Skittle packages were used?

estimate the packages used                          actual number of packages used

How many Skittles in one individual package?

Act 3

***Special thanks to Jonathan McGavin for creating, teaching & sharing this lesson***

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