Miniature horse pulling competitions are a great way for kids to apply their understanding of measurement and math operations. Word problems from the real-world of horses are sure to engage horse crazy kids. Measures and answers are given in both imperial and metric systems.
3.OA.D Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic—up to three digits
4.OA.A.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations
4.NBT.B.5 Multiply 1-digit numbers by 3-digit or 4-digit numbers
4.MD.A Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.
5.MD.A Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.
Who is it for?
3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
Answers and Common Core alignment
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Horse Lover's Math
Deborah Stacey is the Founder & CEO of HorseLoversMath.com, a website for kids ages 8 and up devoted to horses and math. As a horse crazy girl growing up she dreamed of a life with horses, and realized her dream by receiving an honours degree in horsemanship from Humber College. For years she worked in the equine industry on hunter and jumper farms, in dressage barns and boarding stables. For the past three years, Deborah has worked to align the math curriculum guidelines for grades 4, 5 and 6 to the real world of horses.