Canadian Thanksgiving Tradition

This Canadian Thanksgiving Tradition activity & project also includes:

It's all about the portion size! Given a photo of a pumpkin pie, learners work to determine the number of calories that are missing. Supplemental information provides the angle of the piece that is missing as well as the nutritional information.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils bring in food of different shapes and repeat the lesson with different fractions
  • Offer as an enrichment activity at the conclusion of a unit
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires the ability to read a protractor and make calculations with fractions
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Pros
  • Provides information to help pupils find an answer using multiple methods
  • Offers an option for extension
Cons
  • None