Teachers Guide for:
Maggie's Journal includes a printable
template so that students can make their own journal entries.
The template is printed using the "PRINT" icon in
the main site. A printable journal template is also included
in the downloadable pdf document below.
The journal contains an account (written by Maggie) of her experience in the Philippines. Maggie has also recorded additional information which the following questions refer to. You can encourage your students to search for the information within her journal.
Miss Maggie went to the fish pier to buy some fresh fish. She had 20 dollars. After reading the sign, she decides to buy the following:
- 2 1/2 dozen Scallops
- 20 Clams
- 3lb Shrimp
- 3lb Red Snapper
The prices on the sign were as
follows: (Maggie notes them in her journal.)
- Scallops - $3 a pound
- Clams - $.50 a piece
- Shrimp - $2.50 a pound
- Red Snapper $6.50 a pound
Question: How much more money does she need? Show your thinking.
Brain Teaser 2:
Maggie went scuba diving while
she was in the Philippines. She kept a record of her diving
dates and times in her journal. If Maggie had three hours worth
of oxygen in her tank, how much would she have left after her
dives? You can encourage your students to search for the information
within her journal.
Show your thinking. You can use words, pictures and numbers.