How Did My Favorite Pair of Shoes Come on the Market?

Emiko Furuya, Fifth Grade, Waddell Language Academy

Curriculum Unit (pdf)


This unit will focus on deepening elementary school students’ understanding of mathematics concepts of data and statistics, and strengthening their mathematics skills. This unit intends to raise students’ interests in mathematics and eagerness to be fluent in mathematical thinking and operations by using their favorite items such as shoes. Students tend to put more effort in their work if the topics are something they like or have interest in, hoping that the data unit will be more relevant to meaningful to the students by incorporating with their interests into the data unit.