Maureen Curran and Mary Lou Aalbers Hazelwood School District ACTIVITY 3
In these puzzles, students must rule out certain possibilities to arrive at a correct conclusion. Puzzles like this help students think, work in an orderly manner, read for detailed information, and use inductive and deductive reasoning skills. WORD LOGIC PUZZLE #3
The City Zoo is implementing a new plan for arranging its animals. The zoo’s director, Ms. Take, has asked her staff to follow the guidelines when placing animals in their new homes. Animals: giraffe hippo zebra tiger emu lion monkey crocodile elephant ZOO Draw this three by three grid in your journal…and also draw the trees and lake.
Animals: giraffe hippopotamus zebra tiger emu lion monkey crocodile elephant 1. The zebra is to be placed directly west of the hippo 2. The crocodile is allergic to the tiger, so the two must be placed as far apart as possible. 3. The emu should be north of the zebra. 4. The giraffe likes to be in the center where he can see everything. 5. The hippo and the crocodile must be placed closest to the pond. 6. The lion should not be placed next to the tiger. 7. The monkey needs to be as close as possible to the trees. Fill in the 3 by 3 Grid to show the correct arrangement! Click for answer
TIGERELEPHANTMONKEY EMUGIRAFFELION ZEBRAHIPPO CROCODILE How did you do? Discuss answers ZOO