Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien. Engage and motivate your Grade 5 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 Rectangles (Multiplying with numbers greater than 12 required in this version)
Clue 2 - Area to determine cost (Multiplying double digit by single/ double digits required in this version)
Clue 3 - Area Missing Side Lengths (larger numbers than the 4th grade version)
Clue 4 - Area Word Problems (Multiplying with double digits and single digits)
Clue 5 - Area of Complex Figures (two or three rectangles/squares together, larger numbers than the 4th grade version)
This 5th grade version is similar to the 4th grade version of this math mystery. The main difference is that the numbers in this version make it more challenging when it comes to the calculation component.
Please note: Customary and metric options included in the download for you to choose your measurement unit preference from.
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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