Super Bowl numbers are appearing again but this Super Bowl is not numbered in Roman numerals. Use all of the history of the Super Bowl to help your students understand the mechanism and rationale behind Roman numerals. In this activity they learn the rules for evaluating Roman Numerals, decipher copyright dates, see how they are used today, and do some strange looking arithmetic and surprisingly easy computation. Consider starting this activity by asking students which Super Bowl is depicted in each NFL shirt:
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The activity: superbowl-numbers2016.pdf
CCSS: 5.NBT, 6.NS, 7.NS
For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.