Geometry (Shapes, Area and Perimeter)

Geometry (Shapes, Area and Perimeter)

Students must use their geometry math skills to eliminate locations & 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 & 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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Place Value (GRADE 4)

Place Value (GRADE 4)

In this Place Value Math Mystery Puzzle Activity - “Case of The Puzzled Pirate,” students must solve a variety of place value math questions to reveal clues to help the puzzled pirate find the treasure! Great for place value review! (GRADE 4 US Common Core Aligned) Captain Penguin Pete has reluctantly admitted that he is having some difficulty in reading the map! Students will be using their math skills to eliminate locations off the map to find the treasure! There are 5 Clues to Crack: Clue 1: Word Names for Numbers Clue 2: Value of the Underlined Digit Clue 3: Comparing Numbers (Circle the greater number) Clue 4: Converting between Place Values Clue 5: Rounding Numbers up to 1,000,000. (Please note that the numbers in this version are large, ranging between 1 to over 1,000,000.) 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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Decimals (GRADE 5)

Decimals (GRADE 5)

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
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Area Math Mystery - Case of The Abducted Alien (GRADE 3)

Area Math Mystery - Case of The Abducted Alien (GRADE 3)

Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien. Engage and motivate your Grade 3 students while they practice and review AREA skills. Just print and go, your students will have fun trying to figure which Alien Force Abducted the alien Oblang and which planet they are hiding him on! Optional VIDEO HOOK available to introduce the activity to your students. This adds a bit of extra excitement and fun to the element. A written story is also included in the PDF file if you do not wish to use the video. There are FIVE clues to crack to solve the case: Clue 1 - Area - With Square Unit Tiles Clue 2 - Area - With Missing square unit tiles Clue 3 - Area of Rectangles and Squares (by multiplying the sides) Clue 4 - Area Word Problems (customary and metric measurement unit options provided) Clue 5 - More Area: including complex figures made up of two rectangles/squares (customary and metric measurement unit options provided) 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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Area Math Mystery - Case of the Abducted Alien GRADE 4

Area Math Mystery - Case of the Abducted Alien GRADE 4

Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien. Engage and motivate your Grade 4 students while they practice and review AREA skills. Just print and go, your students will have fun trying to figure which Alien Force Abducted the alien Oblang and which planet they are hiding him on! Optional VIDEO HOOK available to introduce the activity to your students. This adds a bit of extra excitement and fun to the element. The MP4 file is included in the download, or it can be viewed on YouTube for free. There are FIVE clues to crack to solve the case: Clue 1 - Area with Rectangles and Squares Clue 2 - Area to determine cost Clue 3 - Area Missing Side Lengths (with rectangles/squares) Clue 4 - Area Word Problems (Multiplying by numbers ending in zeroes, and/or numbers 12 or less) Clue 5 - Area of Complex Figures (two or three rectangles/squares together) Please note: Customary and metric options included in the download for you to choose your measurement unit preference from. 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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Literacy Mystery - Case of The Stolen Surfboard

Literacy Mystery - Case of The Stolen Surfboard

Check out this fun Private Eye CSI - Literacy Mystery: Case of The Stolen Surfboard. I would love to hear your feedback or any suggestions about this product. TARGETS - Reading - Comprehension - Main Idea - Vocabulary (Definitions, Synonyms) - Drawing Conclusions - Analyzing Text for Clues - Making Inferences - Critical Thinking In this packet you will receive: - Teacher instructions - The introduction page to set the stage - Case File Templates: Suspect page, evidence page, note taking page - Reading and activity worksheets: some worksheets will involve reading and answering comprehension questions. Some worksheets will be a crack the code style with vocabulary work (in this packet students will be required to match words with definitions on one page, the other is synonym matching. (There are six pages for the investigation in total) - Solution declaration page (students will be required to write or choose five important clues to convict the thief they declare! Two options provided here.) - Answer sheets and solution guide - Printable awards to give to students who solve the case correctly! This style of mystery is different to my Math Mystery range. In these Literacy Mysteries students will be building their own suspect files, drawing out their own clues from the text, critically think to solve who the thief is, and then provide enough evidence to convict the culprit! I would love to hear how this goes with your students. Please let me know via the feedback option or by emailing me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com with any suggestions. If you have the time, I'd like to know: 1. Was this resource easy to implement in your classroom? 2. Were the instructions on the pages easy enough for students to follow? 3. What worked well and what did not? 4. How did your students feel about the activity? 5. Would you be interested in more resources like this? 6. What would you like to see in future literacy mysteries? Thank you and enjoy!
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Volume Math Mystery - Case of The Vengeful Vampire (GRADE 6)

Volume Math Mystery - Case of The Vengeful Vampire (GRADE 6)

Engage and motivate your students to review volume math skills with this fun math mystery. Students must use their volume math skills to discover where the Vengeful Vampire's coffin is hiding! (GRADE 6 Version) This version contains decimal numbers in some of the questions. An OPTIONAL video hook is provided to add some extra excitement when introducing this activity to your students. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Volume (Unit Cubes) Clue 2: Volume of Cubes Clue 3: Volume of Rectangular Prisms Clue 4: Volume of Triangular Prisms Clue 5: Volume Word Problems Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great activity for volume review. This math mystery is also available in a Grade 5 (or easier) version.
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Pirate Math Quest - Redbeard's Rebellion (EASY LEVEL)

Pirate Math Quest - Redbeard's Rebellion (EASY LEVEL)

Send your students on an epic Math Quest with this exciting pirate story “Redbeard’s Rebellion”. It covers a mix of math skills, which makes it a great activity for math practice and review. This is the EASY single level packet. Use to add some extra fun during math time, for your early finishers or the sub tub. With six exciting chapters to work through, students can end up with one of four possible endings. Optional Video Hook provided to introduce students to the activity. A written story is also provided in the download. Use one or the other (or both if you wish). SINGLE EASY LEVEL PACKET There are three levels of difficulty (EASY, MEDIUM, HARD) available for this MAth Quest. You are currently viewing the EASY level version. Other levels can be purchased separately or bundled if you require a different level of math OR if you would like to differentiate this activity within your classroom. As long as the chapter number is the same, you can swap chapters across difficulty levels to tailor this math quest to best suit your class and/or individual student needs. SKILLS OVERVIEW Students will be presented with a variety of activities, puzzles and challenges to progress through the chapters of the story. The skills covered over all of these include: - Letter/Number single quadrant coordinates and mapping skills (provided customary and metric options for the map) - Addition (Single & Double Digit Numbers, with regrouping) - Adding multiple numbers together - Subtraction (Single & Double Digit Numbers, with regrouping) - Multiplying by 2s, 5s, and 10s - Completing equations with addition and subtraction to make a number (less than 100) - Comparing Numbers - Even Numbers Bonus Literacy Activities Included You will also receive FOUR bonus literacy activities for students to use at the end of the Math Quest. These can be a great option for your early finishers or to extend the activity. Thank you and enjoy!
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Area Review Math Mystery - Case of The Abducted Alien (GRADE 5)

Area Review Math Mystery - Case of The Abducted Alien (GRADE 5)

Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien. Engage and motivate your Grade 5 students while they practice and review AREA skills. Just print and go, your students will have fun trying to figure which Alien Force Abducted the alien Oblang and which planet they are hiding him on! Optional VIDEO HOOK available to introduce the activity to your students. This adds a bit of extra excitement and fun to the element. The video is included in the download with the activity, or it can be also viewed for free on YouTube. There are FIVE clues to crack to solve the case: Clue 1 - Area with Rectangles (Multiplying with numbers greater than 12 required in this version) Clue 2 - Area to determine cost (Multiplying double digit by single/ double digits required in this version) Clue 3 - Area Missing Side Lengths (larger numbers than the 4th grade version) Clue 4 - Area Word Problems (Multiplying with double digits and single digits) Clue 5 - Area of Complex Figures (two or three rectangles/squares together, larger numbers than the 4th grade version) This 5th grade version is similar to the 4th grade version of this math mystery. The main difference is that the numbers in this version make it more challenging when it comes to the calculation component. Please note: Customary and metric options included in the download for you to choose your measurement unit preference from. 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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Subtraction Math Mystery: Case of The Missing Macaw

Subtraction Math Mystery: Case of The Missing Macaw

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

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

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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Graphs Math Mystery: Case of The Greedy Gnome (GRADE 2)

Graphs Math Mystery: Case of The Greedy Gnome (GRADE 2)

Graphs Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Greedy Gnome. Engage and motivate your Grade 2 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 Clue 2 - Pictographs Clue 3 - Line Plots Clue 4 - Tally Graphs Clue 5 - More Bar Graphs! 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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Geometry (Shapes, Area and Perimeter)

Geometry (Shapes, Area and Perimeter)

Students must use their geometry math skills to eliminate locations & 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 & 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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Ratios and Rates

Ratios and Rates

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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Rounding  Math Mystery: Case of The Robot Robbery (GRADE 3)

Rounding Math Mystery: Case of The Robot Robbery (GRADE 3)

This rounding math mystery will engage and motivate your students! Students will be practicing and reviewing rounding whole numbers to the nearest ten and hundred to solve the Case of the Robot Robbery. (Grade 3 Common Core) Optional Video Hook available to use when introducing this activity. This can be viewed for free in the video tab below. There are 5 clues to crack to solve which robot is guilty: Clue 1: Rounding to the nearest ten Clue 2: Rounding to the nearest hundred Clue 3: Rounding to the nearest ten and hundred Clue 4: MORE Rounding (nearest ten and hundred only) Clue 5: Rounding with larger numbers (nearest ten and hundred) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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Christmas Math Mystery: Case of The Zombie Elves (GRADE 4)

Christmas Math Mystery: Case of The Zombie Elves (GRADE 4)

Christmas Math Activity: Christmas Math Mystery – Case of The Zombie Elves (GRADE 4) – Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun Christmas activity! Optional Video Hook available to use when introducing this activity. This can be viewed for free in the video tab below. A great math detective is needed to quickly solve which cure will heal the zombie elves of the virus! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Subtracting Fractions with LIKE Denominators (no simplifying required) Clue 2: Addition (Horizontal)- 3-digit and 4-digit numbers (regrouping required) Clue 3: Convert Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers Clue 4: Dividing numbers ending in zeroes by 1-digit numbers (no remainders) Clue 5: Multiplying numbers ending in zeroes by 1-digit numbers Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Christmas math activity.
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Rounding Math Mystery: Case of The Robot Robbery (GRADE 5)

Rounding Math Mystery: Case of The Robot Robbery (GRADE 5)

This rounding math mystery will engage and motivate your students! Students will be practicing and reviewing rounding whole numbers and decimals (to the nearest whole, tenth, hundredth), to solve the Case of the Robot Robbery. Optional Video Hook available to use when introducing this activity. If you click on the preview, you can view it for free. There are 5 clues to crack to solve which robot is guilty: Clue 1: Rounding whole numbers (nearest ten, hundred, thousand, ten thousand) Clue 2: Rounding Decimals to the nearest Whole Number Clue 3: Rounding Decimals to the nearest Tenth Clue 4: Rounding Decimals to the nearest Hundredth Clue 5: MORE Rounding! (A mix of decimal numbers that will need to be rounded to the nearest – ten, tenth, whole, hundredth) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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Measurement Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

Measurement Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

This measurement math mystery will engage and motivate your students! Students will be covering a variety of measurement skills to solve the Case of the Mirror Madness. Both US Customary and Metric Options provided for you to choose from in the download. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Comparing Weight (being able to convert between different units required) Clue 2: Comparing Length (being able to convert between different units required) Clue 3: Convert Time Units Clue 4: Area of Rectangles/Squares (L x W) Clue 5: Comparing Volume (being able to convert between different units required) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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Multiplication Math Mystery (GRADE 6)

Multiplication Math Mystery (GRADE 6)

Multiplication Math Mystery. Engage and motivate your students to review their multiplication skills with this fun math mystery activity. This level covers multiplying with whole numbers, decimals, fractions and mixed numbers. Students must use their multiplication skills to eliminate monster suspects to solve who needs to be arrested for the scare crimes in Mathhattan! Optional Video Hook is available to use when introducing this activity. View the video for free in the video tab below. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Multiply Whole Numbers (2-digit, 3-digit and 4-digit numbers mixed) Clue 2: Multiplying Fractions by Fractions Clue 3: Multiplying Decimals by Decimals Clue 4: Multiplication Word Problems (with decimals and whole numbers) Clue 5: Multiplying Mixed Numbers Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great for Multiplication review!
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Math Quest: Escape Monster Mansion

Math Quest: Escape Monster Mansion

Fun math activity! Send your students on an epic Math Quest with this scary story “Escape Monster Mansion”. This is a fun activity to do to get some extra math practice in or for early finishers. With six exciting chapters to work through, students can end up with one of four possible endings. BONUS (Optional) Video of the introduction part of the story also included in this packet. In your download you will receive it in PowerPoint Show format or it can also be viewed on YouTube. View the video for free in the video tab below. THREE SETS PROVIDED FOR DIFFERENTIATION Three levels of difficulty (EASY, MEDIUM, HARD) provided within this product so that you can differentiate this activity within your classroom. As long as the chapter number is the same, you can swap chapters across difficulty levels to tailor this math quest to best suit your class and/or individual student needs. SKILLS OVERVIEW The four operations are covered throughout the chapters of this math quest. An overview of the skill required in each level provided. EASY – Add & Subtract 2-Digit & 3-digit numbers; Divisibility by 2; 2, 5 and 10 multiplication facts; Divide by 2; Make 100 puzzle. (Adding multiple numbers together will be required too). MEDIUM – Add & Subtract 3-digit & 4-digit numbers; Multiplication Facts 1-12; Division Facts 1-12; Divisibility by 10; Multiply 2-digit numbers by 10; Make 1,000 puzzle. (Adding multiple large numbers together will be required too). HARD – Add & Subtract Decimals; Divisibility by 9; Multiply 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers; Divide 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by numbers between 1-12; Multiply decimals by wholes and decimals by decimals (tenths only); Make 2,000 puzzle. ANSWER SHEETS INCLUDED Thank you and enjoy!
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Christmas Math Mystery: Case of The Zombie Elves (Grade 3)

Christmas Math Mystery: Case of The Zombie Elves (Grade 3)

Christmas Math Activity: Christmas Math Mystery – Case of The Zombie Elves (GRADE 6) – Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun Christmas activity! Optional Video Hook available to use when introducing this activity. This can be viewed for free in the video tab below. A great math detective is needed to quickly solve which cure will heal the zombie elves of the virus! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Multiplying by 6s and 9s Clue 2: Addition (Horizontal)- 2-digit and 3-digit numbers (regrouping required) Clue 3: Rounding Numbers to the Nearest Ten (2-digit and 3-digit numbers) Clue 4: Addition Word Problems (2-digit & 3-Digit Numbers) Clue 5: Multiplying by 10s and 11s Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Christmas math activity.
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Rounding Math Mystery: Case of The Robot Robbery (GRADE 4)

Rounding Math Mystery: Case of The Robot Robbery (GRADE 4)

This rounding math mystery will engage and motivate your students! Students will be practicing rounding multi-digit whole numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, ten thousand, hundred thousand and million to solve the Case of the Robot Robbery. Optional Video Hook available to use when introducing this activity. If you click on the preview, you can view it for free. There are 5 clues to crack to solve which robot is guilty: Clue 1: Rounding to the nearest ten and hundred Clue 2: Rounding to the nearest thousand and ten thousand Clue 3: Rounding with larger numbers (mix between ten to million) Clue 4: Rounding to the nearest hundred thousand & million Clue 5: MORE Rounding! Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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Halloween Math Mystery (GRADE 8)

Halloween Math Mystery (GRADE 8)

Halloween math mystery activity "Case of The Tricking Treat" is Common Core aligned to GRADE 8. Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun Halloween detective story. Optional Video Hook is available to use when introducing this activity. View the video for free in the video tab below. Students must use their math skills to eliminate suspects so they can find out who has been giving out the tricking treat to children this Halloween! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Multiplying & Dividing Integers Clue 2: Percents of Numbers (some answers involve decimals) Clue 3: Convert Decimals to Fractions (tenths, hundredths, thousandths) Clue 4: Evaluate Exponents Clue 5: Finding the Square Root of Perfect Squares Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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