# Mrs J's Math Mysteries

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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! :)

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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! :)

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#### Decimals to Fractions

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Decimals to Fractions worksheet - Students will need to convert the decimals to fractions to find out which character is hiding the donut! See if they can get the character correct by using their math skills to eliminate the suspect pictures. Answer sheet included! Thanks! Mrs J. Email: JJResourceCreations@gmail.com Check out my store to find engaging math mysteries and projects!

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#### Geometry (Shapes, Area and Perimeter)

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Students must use their geometry math skills to eliminate locations &amp; possibilities so they can find out where the Shrinkinator is to make the Giant Goblin the right size again! US Common Core Aligned GRADE 3. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: - Clue 1: Identifying 2D &amp; 3D Shapes - Clue 2: Perimeter - Clue 3: Area (Using Unit Squares) - Clue 4: Area of Rectangles (L x W) - Clue 5: Perimeter - Find The Missing Length (Customary and Metric options provided) Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Geometry math activity. *US Spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like me to adjust to UK/AUS spelling variations. This Geometry Math Mystery is available for Grades 3-6. Mrs J. © 2015

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In this Summer Math Mystery Activity – Case of The Mathhattan Meltdown (GRADE 2 US Common Core Aligned) – students will find themselves trapped by the Scorcher who has been melting the city of Mathhattan this summer. In order to save themselves and to stop the melting issue in the city, they will be required to use their math skills to solve the mystery behind his condition and the cure he needs to restore to human! Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun summer math mystery! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Ordering Numbers (3-digit numbers) Clue 2: Area of Squares and Rectangles (Square unit tiles) Clue 3: Subtraction (2-Digit Numbers, Regrouping Required) Clue 4: Addition and Subtraction Word Problems Clue 5: Addition (2-Digit Numbers, Regrouping Required) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Available for other grades with different skills/levels of difficulty. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance. *US spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like adjusted to suit UK/AUS spelling. Mrs J. © 2016

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#### Place Value

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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 jjresourcecreations@gmail.com Mrs J. © 2016

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Decimals Math Mystery Activity! Engage and motivate your students with this fun math mystery! Students will be covering a variety of skills involving decimals to solve the Case of The Disappearing Donuts. (GRADE 5 US Common Core Aligned) There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Comparing Decimals (tenths, hundredths and thousandths place values) Clue 2: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10 Clue 3: Rounding Decimals (wholes, tenths, hundredths, thousandths) Clue 4: Adding and Subtracting Decimals (hundredths) Clue 5: Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers (tenths and hundredths with whole numbers from 2-12) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Available for other grades with different skills/levels of difficulty. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance. *US spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like adjusted to suit UK/AUS spelling. Mrs J. © 2016

#### Christmas Math Mystery (GRADE 2)

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Christmas Math Mystery – Case of The Selfish Elf (GRADE 2 US Common Core aligned). Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun Christmas activity! Students have to use their math skills to eliminate suspects so they can find out who the Selfish Elf is! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Skip-Counting Sequences (2s, 5s, 10s) Clue 2: Place Value of the Underlined Digit (Hundreds, Tens, Ones) Clue 3: Add 3 One-Digit Numbers Clue 4: Subtracting One-Digit Numbers from Two-Digit Numbers (without regrouping) Clue 5: Time (O'Clock, Half Past, Quarter Past, Quarter To) Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Available for other grades with different skills/levels of difficulty. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance. *US spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like adjusted to suit UK/AUS spelling. Mrs J. © 2016

#### Algebra

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This Algebra Math Mystery is a fun way to review skills working with exponents, expressions, like terms and equations. Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun algebra activity! (GRADE 6 US Common Core Aligned) Students have to use their algebra skills to discover what the aliens are planning to turn all of humankind into! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Solve for the Variable (Exponents) Clue 2: Evaluate Variable Expressions Clue 3: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Clue 4: Add and Subtract Like Terms Clue 5: One-Step Equations Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great activity for algebra review. Available for other grades with different skills/levels of difficulty. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance. *US spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like adjusted to suit UK/AUS spelling. Mrs J. © 2015

#### Decimals Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

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Decimals: This decimals math mystery will engage and motivate your class! Students will be covering a variety of skills to solve the Case of The Disappearing Donuts. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Comparing Decimals (tenths, hundredths) Clue 2: Convert Fractions to Decimals (Denominators of 10 and 100 only) Clue 3: Convert Decimals to Fractions (Denominators of 10 and 100 only) Clue 4: Writing Decimals from Models (tenths, hundredths) Clue 5: Ordering Decimals (tenths, hundredths) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.

#### Subtraction Math Mystery: Case of The Missing Macaw

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Subtraction Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Missing Macaw. Engage and motivate your First Grade students while they practice and review subtraction skills. Just print and go, your students will have fun trying to figure who has the Missing Macaw! There are FIVE clues to crack to solve who has the Missing Macaw: Clue 1 - Subtraction Facts (1-20) Clue 2 - More Subtraction Facts (1-20) Clue 3 - Subtraction Word Problems (1-20) Clue 4 - Subtracting Ten from Digit Numbers Clue 5 - Subtracting Single Digit Numbers from Double Digit Numbers (NO Regrouping) You will also receive teacher instructions, a story, suspect list, suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, and printable awards. Thank you and enjoy!

#### Graphs Math Mystery (GRADE 3): Case of The Greedy Gnome

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Graphs Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Greedy Gnome. Engage and motivate your Grade 3 students while they practice and review graph skills. Just print and go, your students will have fun trying to figure who the Greedy Gnome is! There are FIVE clues to crack to solve who the Greedy Gnome is: Clue 1 - Bar Graphs (Scale count by 2s) Clue 2 - Pictographs Clue 3 - Line Graphs (Scales by 2s and 5s) Clue 4 - Tally Graphs Clue 5 - More Bar Graphs! (Scale count by 2s) You will also receive teacher instructions, a story, suspect list, suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, and printable awards. Thank you and enjoy!

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#### Multiplication

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Engage and motivate your students to review their multiplication skills with this fun math mystery activity - &quot;Case of the Monster Mix-Up!&quot; (GRADE 3 US Common Core Aligned) Students must use their multiplication skills to eliminate monster suspects to solve who needs to be arrested for the scare crimes in Mathhattan! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1 Worksheet: Mixed Multiplication Facts (1-12) Clue 2 Worksheet: More Mixed Multiplication Facts (1-12) Clue 3 Worksheet: Missing Factors Clue 4 Worksheet: Multiplication Word Problems (1-12) Clue 5 Worksheet: Multiplication Input/output Tables (apply the multiplication rule given to the numbers in the table) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great for multiplication review! Mrs J. © 2016

#### Earth Day Math Mystery Activity (GRADE 5)

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Earth Day Math Mystery (GRADE 5 US Common Core Aligned). Engage and motivate your students with this fun Earth Day Math Mystery“Case of The Litterbug.” Your students will be reviewing a mix of math skills to discover clues that will help them solve the mystery! These NO PREP worksheets are common core aligned and are great for practice and review. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: - Clue 1: Roman Numerals (Numbers between 1-3000) - Clue 2: Order of Operations (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division) - Clue 3: Division (Dividing 2-Digit and 3-Digit numbers by 2-Digit Numbers with remainders) - Clue 4: Identifying 2D and 3D Shapes, including types of triangles (equilateral, isosceles, scalene) - Clue 5: Convert Fractions to Decimals (With Denominators of 10, 100, and 1000). Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Available for other grades with different skills/levels of difficulty. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance. *US spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like adjusted to suit UK/AUS spelling. Mrs J. © 2016

#### Ratios and Rates

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Ratios and Rates, This common core aligned Math Mystery (Grade 6 US Common Core Aligned) “Case of The Rogue Runner” will engage your students to practice and review ratios and rates in a fun way. In this math mystery students must solve a variety of ratio and rate math questions to reveal clues which help them discover the identity of the Rogue Runner! All you need to do is print, copy and go, no fiddly prepping required. In this math mystery pack you will receive: - Teacher Instructions - The Math Mystery Story “Case of The Rogue Runner” - Possible Suspect List - that students will use as they work through each math clue worksheet. - Clue 1: Writing ratios to describe objects in a picture - Clue 2: Unit Rates - Clue 3: Reducing Ratios - Clue 4: Unit Prices (with fractions and decimals). I have provided a customary unit and metric unit version for this clue. - Clue 5: Equivalent Ratios - A suspect declaration sheet - Answer sheets, plus a color coded guide to the elimination process - Printable awards Available for other grades with different skills/levels of difficulty. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance. *US spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like adjusted to suit UK/AUS spelling. Mrs J. © 2015

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