Sliced Up

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

Act 1

Watch the video:

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

  • Question 1: How many whole oranges are in the bowl? Estimate.
  • Question 2: How many orange wedges are in the bowl? Estimate.

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


Act 2

Q1 & Q2: Size of each orange wedge

Q1: Total number of wedges                                       Q2: Total number of oranges used


Act 3


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