3 Act Math Tasks

Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative


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:

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:


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