Instructional Activity# Determining Shipping Costs (Part 2)

Lesson 17. Unit 4. Grade 6 Open Up Resources

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 17, Unit 4, Grade 6. After planning and gathering information in Part 1, students now calculate the cost of shipping jewelry boxes in each of the USPS flat-rate boxes. Each member of the group will select one of the 4 flat-rate shipping box sizes, decide on the best orientation for the jewelry boxes inside the shipping box, and calculate the cost to ship 270 boxes. Notice groups using different strategies for division with fractions.