In this activity, students perform fraction multiplication while learning facts about Amelia Earhart. After completing their math worksheets, students practice their writing skills with an informational paragraph on their subject. The secret subjects have been chosen specifically for 5th grade, and will reinforce content from multiple disciplines in one activity. This activity is perfect for review, early finishers, whole class, differentiation, enrichment, and sub packets! Sample question from this page.
"What happened on (her) last flight?"
2/5 x 1/3
3/15= won an award
2/15 = went missing and was never heard from again
Each subject comes with it's own:
Teacher answer key
Informational paragraph writing and writing checklist
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