Lesson

Order of Operations Treasure Hunt

Lesson Overview

Students will work together to solve numeric expressions to reveal clues on where to find the hidden treasure in the classroom. Students can remember the correct order of operations by the acronym Pirates Eventually Make a Sandwich. This is a low cost lesson that can easily be taught with or without technology.

Duration
1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How can I remember which operation comes first? (Remember PEMDAS) 

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5

Math

The iPads and smart board are a great way to integrate technology into this lesson, however if these are not disposable to you, then you can use a white board, and poster board for the presentations. 

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Lesson Created By: LauraWhitener