Reflection: Real World Applications Rose Garden: Convert Customary Measurement - Section 3: Independent Practice


In this lesson, I've provided a real-world problem with fencing. I've included perimeter, which is not necessarily a tested standard, but it is a foundational skill. I wanted to prepare my students for solving multi-step problems by providing a paragraph starter with fill in blanks. Students must use quantitative reasoning in Part B to support their answer. Since my students felt like they'd already done most of the work in Part A, Part B was "easy" for them.

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Rose Garden: Convert Customary Measurement

Unit 5: Measurement
Lesson 7 of 16

Objective: SWBAT to convert feet to yards to problem solve, while reviewing perimeter.

Big Idea: Help Jaime before her roses get destroyed! Figure out how many yards of fencing she'll need, and how much money she'll need to spend, to fence in her beautiful rose garden before the dogs trample it!

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