Halloween Races : Speed, Distance & Time

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• Price per Classroom\$3.00
• Grade Levels 5, 6, 7, 8
• Topics Numbers & Operations, Fractions, Physics
• Duration 20
• Auto Scored? Yes
• Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

Activity Description

Join the Halloween Crew in an exhilarating Halloween-themed math activity! In "The Great Halloween Race," students will explore the concept of speed while engaging in a friendly competition between magical creatures.

They will calculate and compare the speeds of the crew members who can fly using brooms, wands, candles, or vampire capes, and those who prefer to run really fast. This exciting activity combines math, problem-solving, and Halloween fun, making it an engaging and educational experience for students.

Learning Objective

The learning objective of the activity is for students to develop an understanding of speed and its calculation.

Teacher Tips

Included with the activity, you can view the tips to clarify student's doubts or to evaluate answers (for a teacher scored worksheet).

Common Core: MATH

Number System

Fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.

Ratios & Proportions

Solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. *For example, if it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours? At what rate were lawns being mowed?*

Number System

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division and of fractions to multiply and divide rational numbers.