# 3 Act Math Tasks

## Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative

**Not Common Core? Go to Ontario Curriculum alignment**

## Grade 5

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## Three Act Math Tasks – Grade 5 – Common Core

Three Act Math Tasks Related to Grade 5 Common Core Mathematics Standards (CCSS)

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Cheese and Crackers

### How can we share the cheese fairly with the crackers?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Fractions as quotient, fractions as operator

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Massive Mosaic

### How many tiles are there in that mosaic?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Proportional Reasoning

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Donut Delight

### How many doughnuts are there?

**Shared By:**

Brennan Jones

Brian Marks

Graham Fletcher

Kyle Pearce

Mike Wiernicki

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Division, Proportional Reasoning

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Airplane Problem – Trip to Toronto

### How many seats are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Counting and Quantity (Subitizing, Unitizing), Multiplication, Algebra

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Gimme A Break

### How many pieces of the whole are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Adding and subtracting fractions; multiplying and dividing fractions.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Placing Toothpicks

### How many toothpicks are in the 6th figure? ... the 11th figure?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Patterning, Proportional / Direct Variation Linear Relations

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## The Slow Forty

### How fast do you think Rich Eisen runs in miles per hour?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**