Fractions, decimals and percentages CSI math activity - Gnome Quest: Who is the one true hero who can save the kingdom? Use math to find out!
The Gnome Kingdom needs your help! The magic tree which protects the kingdom is dying, only the one true hero can save it. But who is this hero? Your help is needed to guide the gnomes through a series of trials until you have found out who the one true hero is.
The main activity starts with a short story to hook the students into the math task. They then have to solve a series of five math clues to find out which one of the gnomes is the true hero who can save the kingdom. The math clues focus on fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Clue 1/ Hidden Message: Converting fractions and percentages to decimals.
Clue 2/ Test of Wisdom: Adding and subtracting decimals.
Clue 3/ Kind of Heart: Fractions, decimals, percentages.
Clue 4/ Brave Soul: Adding fractions.
Clue 5/ Go the distance: Fractions, decimals, percentages.
Two extension activities which are optional are also included. Keep these on hand to give to your students who finish early or to use as an extra activity with your class.
1/ The tree is saved!: Multiplication of fractions.
2/ A heroes journey: Writing Activity.
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