Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien. Engage and motivate your Grade 3 students while they practice and review AREA skills. Just print and go, your students will have fun trying to figure which Alien Force Abducted the alien Oblang and which planet they are hiding him on!
Optional VIDEO HOOK available to introduce the activity to your students. This adds a bit of extra excitement and fun to the element. A written story is also included in the PDF file if you do not wish to use the video. CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO HOOK
NEW - Editable Suspects list added to the packet. This way you can change the alien force names and alter the mystery outcome. There are also two alternative pre-made lists you can use instead. This is a great option if your students have already done this mystery story before and you need to change the mystery answer.
There are FIVE clues to crack to solve the case:
Clue 1 - Area - With Square Unit Tiles
Clue 2 - Area - With Missing square unit tiles
Clue 3 - Area of Rectangles and Squares (by multiplying the sides)
Clue 4 - Area Word Problems (customary and metric measurement unit options provided)
Clue 5 - More Area: including complex figures made up of two rectangles/squares (customary and metric measurement unit options provided)
You will also receive: teacher instructions, a story, suspect list, suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, and printable awards.
Thank you and enjoy!
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