This is probably the oddest freebie I will ever share on my blog, but it matches my post and it would spark an interesting conversation in the classroom, so here goes this 5.NF.3 Freebie!
My sons love Spam. The thing with Spam is people either love it or hate it. Well, my kids could eat it every day of the week if I let them. The other day I was making them some Spam as an afternoon snack. While it was cooking, Blake (my youngest) was counting the Spam that was cooking and trying to determine how much each person would get if we split it equally. There were 13 pieces of Spam and 4 people. At first, he said each person would get 3 1/2 pieces, but we worked together to figure out that the leftover piece would need to be cut into fourths not halves. He was really proud of himself when he discovered he had solved a 5th grade math problem (5.NF.3)!
Here he is:
And here is a a Spam freebie for your students to practice this skill and standard. Click on the image to download.
Do you like Spam? Love it? Hate it?
If you want other real world math ideas, check out the Math is Real Life Pinterest board. You can find some great ideas and REAL pictures to use in your classroom!
Jamie Riggs says
My husband LOOOVES spam and mac – it's one of his go to comfort meals. I can eat it, but it's definitely NOT a favorite! Thanks so much for linking up!