standard: MCC4.NBT.4,5 and MCC4.OA.3

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Act 1

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  • How many donuts are in the box?  Estimate
  • Make an estimate you know is too high.  Too low


Act 2

Email from Krispy Kreme in the UK – What you might need to know

Amount of rows and columns per layer (use only in necessary)

 Act 3

How many donuts? The Krispy Kreme email

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Krispy Kreme Me was created under the collaborative efforts of some amazing educators: Krystal Shaw, Jenise Sexton, Mike Weirnicki, and me

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