Yum Yum Cereal

This Yum Yum Cereal assessment also includes:

Design an efficient cereal box. Scholars use set volume criteria to design a cereal box by applying their knowledge of surface area to determine the cost to create the box. They then determine whether their designs will fit on shelves, or if they need to alter their designs.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on how to find dimensions for given volumes
  • Provide card stock to have class members construct their cereal boxes
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with finding volume and surface area of rectangular prisms
  • The final performance task in a series of eight
Pros

  • Provides a breakdown of how to distribute the points for each aspect of a question
  • Includes ideas to look for in responses
Cons

  • Referenced problem numbers are not accurate in questions
Common Core