WEEK ONE – Activity Two – The Lady and the Tiger

THE LADY OR THE TIGER

(~60 minutes)

A puzzle has the ability to pull children into the subject of math. A story even more so. Let’s combine the two.

1. The Story

We start this activity by reading a condensed version of Frank Stockton’s classic tale “The Lady or the Tiger”.  One source online:

http://www.flippedoutteaching.com/lessons/eng2/unitX/Lady%20or%20the%20Tiger,%20The%20(easy%20version).pdf

After the story, we discuss the word “Ambiguity”, since the children are fascinated and frustrated by the fact that the author does not give an answer to the question “Did …

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