Reflection: Real World Applications Party Time! (Elapsed Time) - Section 3: Close


I think it’s really important to give students a real world context to apply math to. Many of these concepts are difficult for them to think about abstractly, so it was important for me to give them real world examples of how they can use many math concepts all at the same time to do something that they enjoy. Students often don’t realize how applicable math is to the real world, so it’s important to help them see those connections. 

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  Real World Applications: Real World Application
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Party Time! (Elapsed Time)

Unit 10: Math in the Real World
Lesson 1 of 5

Objective: SWBAT apply their understanding of elapsed time to real world activities

Big Idea: Elapsed time in real world context helps students determine whether or not their answers are reasonable

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , problem solving, time
  50 minutes
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