What is Survival Math?
Survival Math is an opportunity for kids to extend their thinking and learning in math. They take math concepts we've learned in class (or will learn soon) and apply them to real-world situations. The kids then create a cool representation to share the learning they've done and present it to our math class. Everyone loves Survival Math!!
When is Survival Math due?
We will do Survival Math FIVE times this year. The projects are due on Fridays in the following months:
October (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st)
December (5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th)
January (2nd, 9th, 15th, 23rd, 29th, 30th)
March (6th, 13th, 20th, 27th) and
May (1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th)
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May I have the Survival Math Packet?
Here is the packet. Please read through the entire packet, and plan with your child which projects they'd like to tackle. Take into consideration that some projects are way more involved than others.
Here is the Survival Math Scoring Rubric. This is how the kids will receive their grades on their projects.
How does my child turn in Survival Math?
The easiest way to turn in an electronic presentation, such as a PowerPoint or flip chart is to upload it to eLearning. If it's a poster, book, or game, they can bring it to the class on their assigned Friday. If your child is doing the food activity, please contact Mrs. Kinseth in advance to let her know/find out about class food allergies.
Examples of past projects:
Check out Kathryn's scrapbook for Project #36: Theme Parks: