Alice in Wonderland Logic

I’ll be teaching logical statements (inverse, converse, contrapositive…) this week. There’s a great little logic exchange in the scene below. For the sake of my deaf students and English Learners, I added subtitles to this clip from the 1999 made-for-tv movie, “Alice in Wonderland”. It works with the Georgia Math 1 task “From Wonderland to Functionland Learning Task“.

The part you want to see starts at 1:49 and goes for about a minute.

Relevant state standard:

MM1G2. Students will understand and use the language of mathematical argument and justification.

a. Use conjecture, inductive reasoning, deductive reasoning, counterexamples, and indirect proof as appropriate.
b. Understand and use the relationships among a statement and its converse, inverse, and contrapositive.