Special thanks to Joe Schwartz for the idea behind this one.

standard: 1.G.3   2.G.3   3.NF.2   4.NF.4    5.NF.7

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Act 1

Watch the video:

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

  • Question A: How many orange wedges are in the bowl? Estimate.
  • Question B: How many whole oranges are in the bowl? Estimate.

Write an estimate you know is too high.  Write an estimate you know is too low.


Act 2A & 3A

This ACT 2A and 3A answer the question “How many whole oranges are in the bowl?

Act 2A – Total Number of Wedges

Act 2A – The Size of the Orange Wedge

Act 3A (below)


Act 2B & 3B

This ACT 2B and 3B answer the question “How many wedges are in the bowl?

Act 2B – Total Number of Whole Oranges

Act 2B – Size of Each Orange Wedge

Act 3B (below)

 

 

 


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