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Dude's Dilemma: A Maggie's Earth Adventures Activity

Maggie's dog, Dude, needs help! Students can rescue him by answering math questions. Each correct answer gets them closer to Dude.

Grades

1–2, 3–5

Activity Type

  • Computer Lab Activities

In Scholastic's Dude's Dilemma activity, one of Maggie's Earth Adventures, students help rescue Maggie's dog, Dude, who is trapped on a rooftop! But first, they must answer a few math questions. They can choose addition, subtraction, multiplication, division or a mix of all four and pick a level (Easy, Hard, or Extreme). Each correct answer gets them closer to rescuing Dude.

Sample Addition Exercises: Easy Level

  • 1 + 1 =
  • 2 + 4 =
  • 4 + 5 =

Sample Subtraction Exercises: Hard Level

  • 12 – 1 =
  • 19 – 7 =
  • 10 – 3 =

Sample Multiplication Exercises: Extreme Level

  • (1 x 1) x 7 =
  • (3 x 2) x 8 =
  • (5 x 6) x 9 =
  • (1 x 4) x 4 =

Students can also play this game in Spanish.

Learning Objectives

While participating in the Dude's Dilemma activity, students become proficient with several of these skills.

  • Use web technology to practice math skills
  • Build math skills to higher levels
  • Track progress on different skill sets
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