Get ready to be captured by Blackbeard’s crew. Students will become hostages of the most feared pirate and his men. Your class will have to solve math problems, brain twisters and riddles in order to escape.
Students will be paired in groups to complete this task. You the teacher will decide how much time they have to escape.
Everything is included except the folders to set up student tasks. This file includes:
Teacher directions and suggestions
Student folder clues cards
Student recording sheet
End of lesson reflection questions
Teacher answer key
Student riddle/clue cards to hide around classroom
Student introduction letter
I guarantee your students will be deeply engaged. I even had students come to me and thank me afterwards.
This file covers these 4th grade NBT standards listed below:
Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right. For example, recognize that 700 ÷ 70 = 10 by applying concepts of place value and division.
Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.
Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.