Find fun and engaging math mysteries and projects to get your students motivated during math time. Great for practice and review, my math mysteries come in different grade levels that can be used to customize for differentiation. The grade levels are US Common Core aligned, check out the description which outlines skills and levels involved within that math mystery version to determine whether it suits your class level and/or curriculum. Enjoy! :)

pdf, 2.66 MB
pdf, 2.66 MB
This Place Value Math Mystery (Grade 3) “Case of The Puzzled Pirate”. In this math mystery, students must solve a variety of place value math questions to reveal clues to help the puzzled pirate find the treasure! US Common Core Aligned to GRADE 3.

There are 5 Clues to Crack to solve the mystery:

Clue 1: Converting from Expanded Form
Clue 2: Value of the Underlined Digit
Clue 3: Comparing Numbers (Circle the greater number)
Clue 4: Ordering Numbers (ascending order)
Clue 5: Rounding Numbers to the nearest 10 and 100.
(Please note that all of the numbers in the questions of this version are less than 1,000.)

Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.

*US Spelling used. If you would like spelling adjusted to suit UK/AUS please email me on

Mrs J.

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