# Real Life Math

Fourth Grade Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: September "Math is Real Life" Linky! Join Us!

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These real life math challenges require a variety of math skills to solve. These challenges are perfect for applying and practicing math skills and helping students understand math relevance. Great for homework, centers, group work or individual practice. Targeted age range is 8-12, but can apply to younger or older kids depending upon skill level and knowledge. These activities address the common core standard for fourth grade as follows: CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.3 FREE

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Array Photo Task Cards (Arrays in Real Life)- This set of 20 task cards provides photographed examples of real life uses for arrays. Great for small group math centers, whole class scoot games, or math tubs! $

Today, I’m linking up with 4mulaFun, The Teacher Studio, Teaching to Inspire in 5th, and MissMathDork for a look at how math is used in the real world. You might want to check out their Pinterest board to see previous Math is Real Life posts. I’ll admit it–I am a teensy bit HGTV obsessed. And it’s not just …

This website is full of problems to keep kids engaged and challenged with the math all around them.

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I got to thinking about what I do combat the usual student question, “When are we ever going to use this in real life?” Check out the post for my solution.

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MATH Group Learning Strategy: Making Math Relevant. Students always ask "why is this important" or "when am I ever going to use this" when they are struggling with math concepts. Bringing the material into an important view will help with motivation and rationalization. (Grades 6 - 12) Found on Pinterest.

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