Sweethearts Candy

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Sweethearts® candies are a beloved Valentine's Day treat—so much so that eight billion hearts are produced every year around the world! Learners use number sense reasoning and critical thinking to solve nine word problems about the weight, cost, and popularity of these tiny hearts.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign for homework or extra credit on Valentine's Day
  • Bring in candies for class members to enjoy after they finish the assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • Pictures are in color; if printing in black and white, consider projecting the pictures onto the board as pupils work so they can put the candies into their own context
  • Answer key and editable document are only available with paid membership
Pros

  • Fun and applicable to learners' interests and lives
  • Covers an array of math skills throughout the exercises
  • Two-page format makes it easy to copy and distribute the assignment
Cons

  • None