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Elementary Examples
Have students create a math story with an equation using Screenchomp
Have students play their MAP score playlist on PowerMyLearning for 20 minutes then write a reflection sentence on how they used math to complete the games.
Have the students draw out how many ways to make 78 cents or have the student find change around their home and count the amount and then build   how many ways they can reach that amount

Get to 10!  
What you need:
– 2 players
– deck of cards, 10’s removed
– paper, pencil

Shuffle cards and place face down in a pile.  Each player takes four cards, moves them around, and arranges them to make a two-digit multiplication problem. The object is to make the largest product possible.  The player with the largest product gets to score a point.  The first player t score 10 is the winner.

Have students use a Skittles or M&Ms and let them graph the contents of their packages by color. Older students can calculate the ratio of each color compared with the total number of pieces of candy in their packages.

Use a deck of cards:
For a twist on the traditional card game War, assign values of 1 to the ace, 11 to the jack, 12 to the queen, and 13 to the king, and face value for the cards two through 10 (for younger children, limit the game to number cards only). Playing in pairs, each student lays two cards face up, then subtracts the lower number from the higher. Whoever has the higher answer wins all four cards. If the totals are the same, the players flip over two more cards and repeat until there is a winner.

Challenge: Use the two cards to form a fraction, and then compare to see who has the larger fraction. If they are equivalent, repeat until someone wins the round

Grab a handful or two of coins and guess the amount and count the total. Then make 5 math stories, with an equation of purchasing the item and returning the correct change.

Take your small toys/buttons/beads and categorize them by shape, color, and type. Then count the items by 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, and 5’s then make make as many equations as you can.
Fact Family:  
Create 3 different fact families (draw your own house image to represent your fact family.)
Secondary Examples
Have students watch a review video and then work our and answer 5 problems (the students will answer on a google form that is created by the teacher)

Dream vacation:

Using a budget of $5,000, students will create their dream vacation. This activity will require them to do internet research, allocate resources, calculate the cost of the trip, convert costs and learn the geography of a new area

Math in our World:

Students create a movie,brochure, presentation or e-book how math is used in their home.

Pick 3 Recipes:
take the recipes and re-create them for half the portion of the orginal recipe and then take the recipe
and double it.