The Menu Game (Estimating/Rounding): Building Real-Life Math Skills

Each of the two worksheets in this lesson shows a restaurant menu. Students determine which items Grandpa, Emma, and Ethan want to order by reading and solving the clues given, such as, "I'm looking at a soup that costs about $3." See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 4 Subject: Real-World Math, Math Grade: 3 - 5 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Author: Liane B. Onish Common Core: Math File Size: 1.5 MB

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Play the menu game! Each of the two worksheets in this lesson shows a restaurant menu. Students determine which items Grandpa, Emma, and Ethan want to order by reading and solving the clues given, such as, "I'm looking at a soup that costs about $3." Also includes a teaching guide page!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.Math.Cont.3.OA.A.3
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.3.OA.A.4
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.3.OA.D.8
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.OA.A.1
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.OA.A.2
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.OA.A.3
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.NBT.B.4
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.NBT.B.5
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.NF.B.3a
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.NF.B.4b
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.NF.B.4c
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.4.MD.A.2
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.5.NBT.B.5
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.5.NF.A.2
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.5.NF.B.4a
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.5.NF.B.5a
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.5.NF.B.5b
  • CCSS.Math.Cont.5.NF.B.6
Teaching Tips

This real-life math lesson follows the following three-part format:
1. Teaching Guide: A one- or two-page plan to help you make the most of the lesson.
2. Let’s Work Together: A reproducible introductory activity that you and students use together to explore an example of real-life math.
3. Now It’s Your Turn: A reproducible practice page featuring a similar type of real-life math, so that students can apply their new skills, working independently or with partners.