The Cost of the 12 Days of Christmas
This infographic takes a look at the actual cost of the items within the heart-warming carol The 12 Days of Christmas. It’s very interesting and offers the opportunity to analyze our culture!
Classroom Applications: Students could:
1.) represent data in an Excel spreadsheet
2.) represent each item in a slideshow, Pinterest board, ScoopIt page
3.) recreate the “12 Days of Christmas” song in Rebus format
4.) create a “correspondent on the street” video asking people to fill in parts of the song
5.) compare the cost of items in a different country using currency equivalents
6.) create math story problems featuring items from the song
7.) rewrite the “12 Days of Christmas” song with items reflecting what’s popular in 2012
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