Lauren Fulton Math

Factoring Quadratic Expressions Activity | Factoring Trinomials Game


Looking for a highly engaging Factoring Quadratic Trinomial Expressions Activity? This self-checking factoring game is unlike anything your students have seen before and includes an animated story with alternate endings!

In this Adventurous Joe activity, Joe visits the wild west and finds himself on a Wanted poster when someone thinks he stole a bull. Students must factor the quadratic expressions correctly so Joe can make it to the Sheriff before he gets arrested!

Problem types include: Factoring quadratic trinomial expressions, including finding the missing value of factored quadratic expressions.

❤️Why Students & Teachers LOVE this Resource❤️

  • Self-Checking. If students answer the questions correctly, Joe makes it out of his sticky situation. If they make a wrong turn, his adventure turns sour!
  • Engaging. The ONLY math product on TpT (that I can find) with an animated video story to accompany the activity.
  • No Prep. Just print & go!
  • Versatile. Choose to watch the videos as a class, or use the QR codes & have students work independently.


Included in this Product

  • Animated Video Story w/ Alternate Endings
  • 15 Task Cards w/ Variety of Problem Types
  • 1 Adventure Maze (black/white & color options)
  • Student Recording Sheets
  • Answer Keys
Total Pages: 1 Animated Video, 15 Task Cards, 1 Student Maze
Answer Key: Included
Teaching Duration: 45 minutes

This product aligns to CCSS HSA-SSE.B.3a