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Content Activity Template ECED 3214 Section Fall 2013 Student Name Samantha Adams Date 10/27/13 Activity Name Ring the Bottle Curriculum Area Math Grade Level 3rd Credit to Source of Activity Idea http://www.education.com/activity/article/carnival_math/ CCGPS or GPS Content Standard CCGPS 3.OA Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division. 1. Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7. Have the children practice their multiplication tables by tossing a bangle or some kind of ring shaped object over two different bottles with a number 1-12 on top and multiply the two numbers together. They will do this in a competition type form where whoever has the highest number in a group of 3 or 4 students wins. 10 or more bottles, clustered together Several bangle bracelets (or small yogurt tops with the centers cut out, so they form rings) Tape Markers Cluster the bottles together so they are lined up tightly. You can also stand them in a small shoebox. Tape a number onto each bottle, ranging from 1-100 (if you're practicing addition or subtraction) or 1-11 (if you're practicing multiplication). Tape a mark on the floor to be the "throw line", so kids know where to stand as they toss their rings. Set a target. For example, tell kids, "The winner is the person who rings bottles that add up to fifty or more" or "The winner is the person who can multiply the numbers on their bottles to reach a higher number than everyone else" or "The winner is the person whose bottle numbers, when multiplied, are the highest number". The prize will be a math homework pass Let each child take a turn trying to ring the bottles. Objective of the activity Materials Needed Teacher Directions Student Directions (attach worksheets, poems, prompts, etc to the activity)