# A Dynamic Adventure on Storm Mountain - A Problem Solving Adventure with Whole Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals

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Students work together to read and solve the problems one at a time. When they think they have the answer to a problem, they look around the room for an envelope with their answer and the next story part. If their answer is correct, they get the next part of the story. If their answer is incorrect, the story comes to a tragic end, giving the students the opportunity to correct their mistake.

A story in 4 parts (4 problems), an epilogue, common wrong answers and story parts that lead to a tragic end for the wrong answers.

Use in small groups and with the whole class.

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, story parts and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.

#### Australian Curriculum alignment

• ACMNA126

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or related denominators

• ACMNA153

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions, including those with unrelated denominators

• ACMNA127

Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies

• ACMNA154

Multiply and divide fractions and decimals using efficient written strategies and digital technologies

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My students did this today and they loved it. More please!!

Michaela Cox · 7 days ago

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Paul (Teach Starter) · 5 days ago

Hi Michaela, I’m so happy to hear that your class enjoyed this activity. We have another similar activity called Springback Jack and the Cave at Boa Island – A Problem-Solving Adventure with Whole Numbers, Fractions and Decimals available to download here: https://www.teachstarter.com/au/teaching-resource/springback-jack-and-the-cave-at-boa-island-a-problem-solving-adventure-with-whole-numbers-fractions-and-decimals-au/

Jill (Teach Starter) · 5 days ago

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