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I want to share fun, challenging, and authentic tasks that engage students in math! My resources are organized, comprehensive (not cutesy), and included detailed instructions and answer keys.

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I want to share fun, challenging, and authentic tasks that engage students in math! My resources are organized, comprehensive (not cutesy), and included detailed instructions and answer keys.

Maths Rich Task | Ice Cream Fundraiser | Percent and Proportional Reasoning

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This task an engaging and authentic problem-solving is well-suited for group work on non-permanent surfaces. Rich tasks encourage learners to think creatively, work logically, communicate their ideas, analyze results or strategies, and make connections. Incorporating rich tasks into your math class room can help build a community of inquiry, collaboration, and imagination! Rich Task Topic: Proportional Reasoning, Percents, Problem solving Grade level: 5-9 Task Description: You are planning to make and sell ice cream cones at the school carnival to earn money for the student council. Before the council approves your plan, they have requested that you calculate the cost and potential profit for your fundraiser. Included: Student instructions and worksheet Solution and answer key Assessment: includes student self assessment and teacher assessment of task using standards-based grading.

Maths Rich Task | Celebrity Tour | Problem Solving

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My students really enjoy this one! Rich tasks encourage learners to think creatively, work logically, communicate their ideas, analyze results or strategies, and make connections. Incorporating rich tasks into your math class room can help build a community of inquiry, collaboration, and imagination! Task: Students are tasked with planning a trip for a celebrity’s trip and earn the most money for charities. Given a map and some information about the trip, they must take into account both distance and time, plan creatively, and communicate their thinking. This task is well-suited for group work on non-permanent surfaces. Grade level: 5-9 Topic: Proportions, Algebra, Optimization, Problem solving Included: Student instructions and worksheet Solution and answer key Assessment: student self assessment and teacher assessment of task using standards-based grading.

Maths Rich Task | Brownie Bake Sale | Proportional Reasoning

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Students will deepen their understanding of fractions and proportional reasoning in this authentic and engaging task. Rich tasks encourage learners to think creatively, work logically, communicate their ideas, analyze results or strategies, and make connections. Incorporating rich tasks into your math class room can help build a community of inquiry, collaboration, and imagination! Task: Students are tasked with scaling a brownie recipe to meet certain specifications. They will then plan out a budget for the ingredients. This task is well-suited for group work and non-permanent surfaces. Grade level: 6-9 Topic: Proportional Reasoning, Fractions, Problem solving, Financial Literacy Included: Student instructions and worksheet Solution and answer key Assessment: student self assessment and teacher assessment of task using standards-based grading. Please let me know how it goes or leave some feedback/suggestions - I would love to hear from you!