# 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! :)

#### 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!

#### Halloween Math Mystery Activity

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Halloween Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Tricking Treat GRADE 3 US Common Core Aligned. Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun Halloween activity! 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 by 2s and 5s Clue 2: Rounding to the nearest 10 and 100 Clue 3: Addition algorithms with 1-digit and 2-digit numbers only. (No regrouping). Clue 4: Area measured in unit squares Clue 5: Multiply by 3s and 10s Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Halloween math activity. 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

#### Easter Math Mystery (GRADE 6)

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Easter Math Mystery (GRADE 6 US Common Core Aligned). In this NO PREP and engaging Easter activity, students will need to use their math skills to solve the mystery &quot;Case of the Rotten Eggs!&quot; There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Converting Decimals to Fractions Clue 2: Multiplying Integers Clue 3: Least Common Multiple Clue 4: Solve One-Step Equations (with fractions and decimals involved) Clue 5: Calculating the Mean (Answers are either whole, or decimals to the tenths) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Easter activity! 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

#### Halloween Math Mystery (GRADE 8)

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Halloween math mystery activity &quot;Case of The Tricking Treat&quot; 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 &amp; 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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#### Multiplication Math Mystery (GRADE 6)

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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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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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#### Thanksgiving Math Mystery - Case of The Gobbler's Curse GRADE 3

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This Thanksgiving Math Mystery &quot;Case of the Gobbler's Curse&quot; is a fun way to engage your students. In this math detective story people have all started to lose the power of speech and cannot stop making &quot;gobble, gobble&quot; noises! Students must solve the worksheets to reveal clues as to which potion will cure those under the Gobbler's Curse. COMMON CORE ALIGNED GRADE 3 Make your day a little easier and try one of our math mysteries, your students will love them! GRADE 3 SKILLS ADDRESSED - Multiplying by 3s and 4s - Match Fractions to Models (No simplifying required) - Subtraction Algorithms with 2-Digit and 1-Digit Numbers only (No regrouping required). - Elapsed Time in minutes (answers are 60 minutes or less than) - Multiplying by 7s and 8s All of our Thanksgiving Math Mysteries are available in Grades 2-6, contact me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com to find a level that suits you! Thanks! Mrs J Happy thanksgiving! *US Spelling used. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you need spelling adjustments for UK/AUS variations.

#### 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

#### 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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#### Winter Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

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This winter math mystery activity will motivate your students to solve the clues to put a stop to the rising Snowman Army! Each clue targets a different math skill for practice and review. There are 5 Clues to Solve: Clue 1: Multiply Numbers Ending in Zeroes (2-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers, both ending in zeroes) Clue 2: Convert Time Units Clue 3: Equivalent Fractions (Fill in the missing numerator to make a pair of fractions equivalent) Clue 4: Rounding (Hundreds, Thousands, Ten Thousands, Hundred Thousands) Clue 5: Continuing Patterns 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. © 2015

#### Division

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Division Math Mystery Activity – Case of The Divided Dragons (GRADE 3). Your students will be practicing and reviewing division skills to solve which dragon is responsible for the breaking up of the Dragon Alliance! No Prep required, this fun and engaging math activity will motivate your students during math class. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Division (With Visual Models provided) Clue 2: Dividing by 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s Clue 3: Dividing by 6s, 7s, 8s and 9s Clue 4: Division Word Problems (Facts: 1-12 + bonus challenge question at the end) Clue 5: Dividing by 10s, 11s and 12s 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

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#### Christmas Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Selfish Elf (GRADE 3)

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Christmas Math Activity: Christmas Math Mystery – Case of The Selfish Elf – Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun activity! US Common Core Aligned Grade 3. 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: Multiplying by 6s and 9s Clue 2: Addition with 2-digit and 3-digit numbers (with regrouping) Clue 3: Multiplying by 11s and 12s Clue 4: Division relative to Multiplication Clue 5: Subtraction with 2-digit numbers (with regrouping) Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Christmas math activity. *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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