Pre-algebra CSI math activity - King Arthur: Who stole Excalibur? Use math to find out!
King Arthur needs your help! Someone has stolen Excalibur - and without it, his kingdom will fall into ruin.
Five clues have been found throughout the kingdom. Give these clues to your students and each clue (worksheet) will allow them to eliminate 1-2 suspects.
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Clue 1/ Hidden Message: Basic Algebra
Clue 2/ The Treasurer has fled: Order of operations clue.
Clue 3/ Journey of the creatures – Find the missing distances
Clue 4/ Who has the power? – Algorithm clue.
Clue 5/ The soldiers are marching? – A simple patterns clue.
Three early finisher/extra activities 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.
Create your own hidden message
My Life – creative writing from the point of view of a suspect.
Design one of King Arthurs knights.
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