This puzzle and slide show for middle school involve a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. given on August 28th of the Mystery Year. Students solve clues about equilateral triangles, basic operations with whole numbers, and number sense to find the year. Connections are made to Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama.
Your Purchase Includes Print & Digital Options:
- 1-page printable puzzle with 1-page answer key
- 5 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step solutions, optional extensions, and a variety of professional development support
- 17-page PowerPoint file including the introduction and clues from the student page, plus answer screens, an Extension, Historical Notes, and Quotes. This PPT file can be uploaded as Google Slides.