Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Halloween Gummy Math Fun! - Section 2: Guided Practice


How do you have meaningful instruction and practice with small students on a holiday?  Use holiday candy!  This lesson, with resources free from the internet, SAVED Halloween in my classroom!  We had fun, we did great work, and we actually sorted, compared numbers, and practiced addition on Halloween!  We could’ve never done this with a worksheet.  No way!

  Oh, thank you, Halloween gummies!
  Intrinsic Motivation: Oh, thank you, Halloween gummies!
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Halloween Gummy Math Fun!

Unit 5: Comparing Numbers
Lesson 6 of 9

Objective: SWBAT use Halloween gummy snacks to sort, graph, and add.

Big Idea: A big box of Halloween gummy snacks literally saves math... on Halloween!

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