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Pick-a-Path

Grade:
3-5, 6-8
Standards:
Number and OperationsAlgebraMeasurement
Math Content:
Number and Operations, Algebra, Measurement

The game is played by navigating Okta from top to bottom — adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing as you go! Earn 1, 2, or 3 stars by completing various mazes involving integers, fractions, decimals, exponents, and more.

Also a mobile app! Download it on iTunes or Google Play!

This interactive is optimized for your desktop and tablet. 

(App Store) (Google Play)
Help Okta reach the target by choosing a path from the top of the maze to the bottom. Seven levels with seven puzzles will test your skills with powers of ten, negative numbers, fractions, decimals, and more. How many starfish can you earn? - See more at: http://illuminationsd.nctm.org/content.aspx?id=3855#sthash.fU50QgsX.dpuf

Pick levels to increase your strength in a particular math topic:

  • Level 1: Integers
  • Level 2: Factors
  • Level 3: Powers of 10
  • Level 4: Fractions
  • Level 5: Measurement
  • Level 6: Fractions and Decimals
  • Level 7: Exponents

As an extension, take a screenshot of your first attempt at a particular puzzle. Compare it to another player, and discuss why you made the moves you did. Keep a journal of any useful hints you pick up, so that you can become a more efficient player.