Is your math class ready for an active game? Are your students up for a challenge to show off their elapsed time skills and their money skills. The theme of this game is Washington DC and four students who are going to our nation's capitol to explore the sites, such as the White House, the Capitol and National Archives to name a few.
If you have ever heard your student question, "Why am I learning this!?" or "When will I EVER use this stuff?" Then this activity is tailored for them!
As your students travel with the four students on the task cards, they will have a need for paying for travel tickets, taxi rides, souvenirs, and food. With that skill comes counting back change and double checking. Again, with the fun of travel, comes the necessity of time schedules. Will you have enough time to walk to the Lincoln Memorial? Do you think it is wise to take a train, fly, bus or subway? Come along with the students and see what choices they made.
The set contains 32 problems on task cards. Ready for you to cut apart and place on each desk to play the SCOOT, elementary classroom game with math. Directions are included as is an answer key for your convenience. The tasks will contain extra information so that your students will exercise critical thinking skills to sort out what numbers are important and which are extra. To check your students' ability to read carefully, some of numbers will be written in numeral form and some will be written in word form!
Always check for labels in the answers and encourage them to have fun taking a trip to Washington DC.
If you like moving around and would want to have an activity with Presidents where you can play scrabble and other games with your students: Try this:Presidential Mini-Road Trip ABC