**Standards: 2.NBT.6 2.NBT.7 2.NBT.9**

# Act 1

Watch the video:

The Candy Bowl Revisited – Act 1 from Mike Wiernicki on Vimeo.

Ask students:

- What do you notice? Record student responses.
- What do you wonder? Record student curiosities and wonders.

Focus question(s):

- How many Snickers candies were in the bowl to start (How many did the teachers eat)?
- How many Twix candies are in the bowl now?

Ask students to:

- Write down an estimate that is too high.
- Write down an estimate that is too low.
- Write down a best guess estimate.
- Mark each estimate on an empty number line.

# Act 2

Ask students what information/tools they need to answer their question. Give them their information as they ask for it.

# Act 3

- Share your solution and strategies. Compare your strategies and results.
- How reasonable was your estimate?
- What might you do differently next time?
- What did you do well during this task?

The Candy Bowl Revisited – Act 3 Milky Way & Twix from Mike Wiernicki on Vimeo.

The Candy Bowl Revisited – Act 3 Snickers Count from Mike Wiernicki on Vimeo.