## Lesson Highlights

• ### Can You KenKen?

Learn to use combinations to solve KenKen puzzles in this grades 3–8 lesson.

• ### Hotel Snap: Building for Profit

Students will be required to build a high-profit yielding hotel using snap cubes in this brand new lesson plan. Building costs, rules and regulations, taxes, and income are all variables that students will be required to take into consideration.

• ### Magic Ten

Everyone loves a good card trick! Learn one that students can use throughout the summer in this pre-K – grade 2 lesson plan!

### KenKen for Younger Learners

Pre-K-2
In this lesson, students practice addition (subtraction optional) and deductive reasoning skills to solve KenKen puzzles.

### Can You KenKen?

3-5, 6-8
The objective of this lesson is to use combinations to solve KenKen puzzles. An early solution strategy is for students to guess and check and use logic-based elimination. This lesson builds on those strategies by having students systematically list all possible combinations within each cage, the darkly outlined sections of the puzzle.

### Using an Elevator to Evaluate Signed Number Expressions

6-8, 9-12

Using an Elevator to Evaluate Signed Number Expressions Using the idea of an elevator moving up and down, students will be given a small set of rules to add and subtract signed integers. The idea behind the method of adding and subtracting signed integers offered in these lesson is that the number of rules that s

### Whelk-Come to Mathematics

9-12

Explore sets of names and create bar graphs, pictographs, glyphs, and circle graphs.

### What's in a Name?

3-5
Explore sets of names and create bar graphs, pictographs, glyphs, and circle graphs.