Pay tribute to the majestic Titanic with these sixteen calculator riddles! In addition to providing an opportunity to practice a variety of mathematics skill, the Remembering Titanic calculator riddles introduce your students to this great ship and the lives lost and saved.
Riddle Packet: The sixteen riddles are presented in a six-page packet. The riddles are numbered from 1 to 16, but may be completed in any order. Space is provided for students to write the final number that appears on the calculator screen, as well as the word that is revealed when the calculator is turned over. The packet may be used each day for a few minutes, as a weekly activity, or enjoyed in its entirety at one time.
Riddle Cards: The riddles are also presented on full-color cards. There are two riddles per page. The sixteen cards are meant to be cut apart. Most teachers choose to laminate the riddle cards to ensure greater durability. The cards make an excellent independent center. The cards are not numbered so that teachers may use them in any order.
What a great way for you to bring history into your mathematics class...or bring mathematics into your history class!
These calculator riddles will promote independent research and reading about Titanic's fateful voyage.
The calculator riddle packet and calculator riddle cards are also the perfect addition to a substitute teacher's "bag of tricks".
Homeschoolers will find this packet the perfect way to launch an in depth study of Titanic.
This product was created by Nancy A. Franks Seaside Educator.
The calculator riddles are ideal for students in grades three to six and Titanic buffs of any age.