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Welcome to the Winspear!
STudenTS Will
Use a chart
Solve math problems

inSTrucTional TiMe: one 45-MinuTe claSS period

GeTTinG ready                                                  individuals	 as	 last	 year.	 This	 means	 paying	 all	 of
• 	 The Dallas Opera News	article, Welcome to the              the	 production	 costs	 for	 one	 more	 performance,
Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House                       including	 artist,	 orchestra,	 and	 staff	 salaries.	 The
increase	in	ticket	price	will	offset	some	of	the	costs,
• 	 Activity Worksheet 1 or 2 for	each	student	                but	 the	 majority	 of	 additional	 costs	 will	 have	 to	 be
covered	by	donations	from	contributors	to	the	School
• 		Answers for Activity Worksheet 1	or	2 for		 	              Performances	program.	Refer	students	to	the	list	of
teacher                                                    contributors	on	the	front	page	of	The Dallas Opera
News.
• 		Pens	or	pencils

independenT pracTice
inTroducTion                                                   Students	may	complete	the	Activity Worksheets	on
Teachers:	Depending	on	the	grade	level	and	ability	of
their	own,	with	a	partner,	or	in	a	small	group.	Check
your	students,	you	may	choose	to	conduct	this	lesson
as	a	whole	class,	small	group,	or	partner	activity.	This
will	 determine	 how	 you	 assign	 parts	 for	 The Dallas
Opera News article	or	if	you	let	the	students	choose
evaluaTion
1.	Did	students	have	fun	reading	the	article?
2.	Did	students	complete	the	Activity	Worksheets	as
assigned?
Tell students:	Today	we	will	be	reading	for	fun	and	to
gather	information.	Then	you	will	use	the	information
to	complete	a	chart	and	solve	math	problems.                   TeKS
Math
Have	students	read	The Dallas Opera News article, 	            (3)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
Welcome to the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera                  	 	 	 	B.
House.	 Answer	 any	 questions	 students	 may	 have
(4)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
regarding	vocabulary	or	content.	If	there	is	time,	let	a
B.	C.
group	stand	and	read	the	article.
Pass	 out	 the	 Activity Worksheets.	 Read	 the	               (3)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
directions	 and	 assist	 when	 needed	 so	 the	 students	      	 	 	 	A.
can	complete	the	questions.
(4)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
Teachers: Students	 may	 question	 the	 ticket	 price	         	 	 	 	B.
increase	 from	 \$9.00	 last	 season	 to	 \$9.50	 this	 year.
Explain	that	production	costs	have	increased	because	          5th grade
a	 minimum	 of	 4	 performances	 are	 required	 to	 seat	      (3)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
approximately	the	same	number	of	                              	 	 	 	A.	B.	C.

The educaTional SerieS of The dallaS opera: MadaMe BuTTerfly                             MathI:1
TeKS (conTinued)
(2)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
B.	C.

(2)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.	F.

(2)	Number,	operation,	and	quantitative	reasoning.
A.

Language	Arts
procedural	texts.	A.	B.

procedural	texts.	A.	B.

procedural	texts.	A.	B.

correlaTeS
Language	Arts

Gardner’S inTelliGenceS
Verbal-Linguistic
Logical-Mathematical

BlooM’S TaxonoMy
Knowledge
Comprehension
Application
Analysis
Evaluation

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The educaTional SerieS of The dallaS opera: MadaMe BuTTerfly
Name: ____________________________________________                      Date:_____________________

Math I: STudenT acTiviTy WorKSheeT 1

Seating        Cost per                        Performances
Performance Hall                                        Tickets Sold
Capacity        Ticket                           Required

Fair Park’s Music Hall          3,000         \$9.00           9,000            _________

Winspear Opera House            2,200         \$9.50        _________                4

Directions: After reading the news report in The Dallas Opera News, use the chart above to help
answer the following questions and problems. Then complete the chart.

1. Seating capacity: Music Hall:__________; Winspear: __________

2. Student ticket price: Music Hall:__________; Winspear: __________

3. There are fewer seats at the Winspear Opera House. How many less are there? Show your work.

4. If students and teachers bought 9,000 tickets at the Music Hall, how many performances would
have to be scheduled in order to seat everyone? Show your work.

5. In order to seat approximately the same number of students and teachers at the Winspear Opera
House as the Music Hall, 4 performances will have to be scheduled. How many tickets will be

The educaTional SerieS of The dallaS opera: MadaMe BuTTerfly               MathI:3
Name: ____________________________________________                         Date:_____________________

answers for Math I: STudenT acTiviTy WorKSheeT 1

Seating         Cost per                         Performances
Performance Hall                                             Tickets Sold
Capacity         Ticket                            Required

Fair Park’s Music Hall           3,000          \$9.00             9,000              3

Winspear Opera House             2,200          \$9.50             8,800             4

Directions: After reading the news report in The Dallas Opera News, use the chart above to help
answer the following questions and problems. Then complete the chart.

1. Seating capacity: Music Hall: 3000 ; Winspear: 2200

2. Student ticket price: Music Hall: \$9.00 ; Winspear: \$9.50

3. There are a reduced number of seats at the Winspear Opera House. The number of seats lost
are 800 . Show your work.

3,000
2,200
800

4. If students and teachers bought 9,000 tickets for the opera performances at the Music Hall, how
many performances would have to be scheduled in order to seat everyone? Show your work.

9,000 (tickets) / 3,000 (seats) = 3

5. In order to seat approximately the same number of students and teachers at the Winspear Opera
House as the Music Hall, 4 performances will have to be scheduled. How many tickets will be

2,200 (seating capacity) X 4 (performances) = 8,800

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The educaTional SerieS of The dallaS opera: MadaMe BuTTerfly
Name: ____________________________________________                      Date:_____________________

Math I: STudenT acTiviTy WorKSheeT 2

Seating      Cost per     Tickets     Performances
Performance Hall
Capacity      Ticket       Sold         Required

Fair Park’s Music Hall     3,000        \$9.00       9,000          _________

Winspear Opera House       2,200        \$9.50     _________             4

Directions: After reading the news report in The Dallas Opera News, use the chart above to help
answer the following questions and problems. Then complete the chart.

1. Seating capacity: Music Hall:__________; Winspear: __________

2. Student ticket price: Music Hall:__________; Winspear: __________

3. There are fewer seats at the Winspear Opera House. How many less are there? Show your work.

4. If students and teachers bought 9,000 tickets at the Music Hall, how many performances would
have to be scheduled in order to seat everyone? Show your work.

5. In order to seat approximately the same number of students and teachers at the Winspear Opera
House as the Music Hall, 4 performances will have to be scheduled. How many tickets will be

Bonus: Create your own information for the last column of the chart and complete. Be prepared

The educaTional SerieS of The dallaS opera: MadaMe BuTTerfly            MathI:5
Name: ____________________________________________                        Date:_____________________

answers for Math I: STudenT acTiviTy WorKSheeT 2

Seating      Cost per     Tickets       Performances
Performance Hall
Capacity      Ticket       Sold           Required

Fair Park’s Music Hall      3,000        \$9.00        9,000         _________

Winspear Opera House        2,200        \$9.50     _________             4

Directions: After reading the news report in The Dallas Opera News, use the chart above to help
answer the following questions and problems. Then complete the chart.

1. Seating capacity: Music Hall: 3000 ; Winspear: 2200

2. Student ticket price: Music Hall: \$9.00 ; Winspear: \$9.50

3. There are a reduced number of seats at the Winspear Opera House. The number of seats lost
are 800 . Show your work.

3,000
2,200
800

4. If students and teachers bought 9,000 tickets for the opera performances at the Music Hall, how
many performances would have to be scheduled in order to seat everyone? Show your work.

9,000 (tickets) / 3,000 (seats) = 3

5. In order to seat approximately the same number of students and teachers at the Winspear Opera
House as the Music Hall, 4 performances will have to be scheduled. How many tickets will be

2,200 (seating capacity) X 4 (performances) = 8,800

Bonus: Create your own information for the last column of the chart and complete. Be prepared

Student answers will vary. They might calculate the total revenues at each venue or the
difference in revenues.

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The educaTional SerieS of The dallaS opera: MadaMe BuTTerfly

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