By Betsy Franco
This gingerbread man is one smart cookie—he knows how to escape the clutches of hungry animals with tricky math problems! Kids will build problem-solving and other key math skills with this favorite fairy tale—reworked and retold in a rib-tickling new way!
Following the story is a set of problems to solve, relating to the details in the story! Perfect for independent work, small groups, or as a class. Challenge students to turn this story into a readers theater script!
The skills and concepts presented in this unit connect to the following NCTM Content Standards: