This hands-on STEAM activity fosters perseverance and problem solving, and it comes with a FREE EXTENSION ACTIVITY!
***A band of robbers stole Theresa’s beautiful jewel pendant! They split the gems between themselves.
Detective Sherloff Homie caught the thieves, but too late! They’ve sold all the gems! Now he needs to know the value of each gem to figure out how much each robber owes Theresa.
Theresa told him that the entire pendant is worth $1,350. Each gem’s value is based on its size.
Help Sherloff Homie!***
In this super fun exploration activity, students will use fraction sense, proportional reasoning, and writing skills to solve a math mystery.
This is an inclusion friendly activity! There are several ways to solve the problem, the activity connects the abstract (fractions and symbols) to the concrete (pattern blocks), and an extension activity is included.
PS: Want to earn TpT credit?
From your My Purchases page, click Provide Feedback. You'll earn credit towards future purchases every time you rate a product! Also, I find it super helpful to see your ratings and read your comments, so thank you!
You can also learn about my new products and sales by following me. Just click the green star on my store page!