Christmas Math Mystery

This is a fun filled resource that will have your class excited to do math! Santa’s most loved Reindeer, Rudolf, has been kidnapped! Your students must solve the math questions in order to find clues to who committed the crime. All answers are included for teachers.

There are 5 pages of clues.
Clue 1 - Area of rectangles
Clue 2 - Place Value
Clue 3 - Addition and subtraction
Clue 4 - Multiplication
Clue 5 - Division

Once students have solved the math mystery, they are given a writing exercise. There are two options. They can either write a newspaper article about the arrest of the kidnapper and return of Rudolf; or write a story outlining how they got Rudolf back!

Finally, a certificate is included for all those who solve the mystery.

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  • Christmas-mystery-writing-prompt.pdf

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Created: Nov 17, 2019

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