How Much Mountain Dew?

standard: 5.NF.6

Act 1

Watch the video

  1. How many cups of Mountain Dew was drank? How many cups of Mountain Dew is left? Estimate
  2. Write an estimate you know is too high.  Write an estimate you know is too low.

Act 2

  • 2/3 of the glass was consumed
  • 1 can of Mountain Dew contains 12 fl oz.
  • 8 fl oz. = 1 cup

If necessary use the photo below to scaffold

the proper two-thirds


 

Act 3

Compare and share solution strategies.  How appropriate was your estimate?

5th Grade How Much Mountain Dew 3-Act Task -Lesson Plan (thanks Mike)


 

Click the link here to find more of My 3-Act Lessons

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