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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! :)
Addition Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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Addition Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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In this Addition Math Mystery – Case of The Angry Adder, students will be using their addition skills to discover important clues! Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun addition activity! Students must use their addition math skills to discover which item can be used to capture the Angry Adder! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Addition (Sums 1-12) Clue 2: Adding Doubles and Near Doubles Clue 3: Complete the Addition Sentence (1-20) Clue 4: Addition (Sums to 20) Clue 5: Adding Three Numbers (1-digit numbers only) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great activity for addition review.
Thanksgiving Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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Thanksgiving Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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Thanksgiving Math Mystery "Case of the Gobbler's Curse" 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 "gobble, gobble" noises! Students must solve the worksheets to reveal clues as to which potion will cure those under the Gobbler's Curse. Make your day a little easier and try one of our math mysteries, your students will love them! GRADE 1 SKILLS ADDRESSED - Ordering 2-Digit Numbers - Reading & Writing Time (O'Clock only) - Comparing 2-Digit Numbers - Adding within 20 - Subtracting within 20
End of Year Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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End of Year Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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End of Year Math Activity: End of Year Math Mystery – Case of The Graduation Gremlins (GRADE 1) – Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun End of Year activity! 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 places so they can find out where the Graduation Gremlins are hiding! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Addition (1-20) Clue 2: Subtraction (1-20) Clue 3: Reading Clocks and Writing Digital Times (o'clock only) Clue 4: Comparing Numbers (circle the lesser number) Clue 5: Making the number 15 (using addition and subtraction) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. This End of Year math mystery is available for Grades 1-6. *US Spelling used. If you need spelling variations for AUS/UK Spelling, please contact me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com
Back to School Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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Back to School Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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Get excited with this fun Back to School Math Mystery - Case of The School Invaders {GRADE 1 - Reviews some Kindergarten math skills}. Students must review math skills from the previous grade to help get rid of the stinky slimy Geometron aliens invading Mathhattan Elementary School! (Please note that my Grade 1 math mysteries are structured in an easier format for younger students). There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Counting (1-20) Clue 2: Add with Pictures (1-10) Clue 3: Subtract with Pictures (1-10) Clue 4: Comparing Numbers (0-11) Clue 5: Missing Numbers (1-30) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Back to School activity!
Easter Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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Easter Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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Easter Math Mystery "Case of The Egg Thief." GRADE 1. Students will need to answer a variety of math problems that will help them solve who the Egg Thief is! Engage and motivate your students with this unique and fun way to review their math skills. Optional Video Hook is available to use when introducing this activity. View the video for free in the video tab below. In this Easter math mystery pack you will receive: - Teacher Instructions - The Math Mystery Story: Case of The Egg Thief - Visual Possible Suspects List - Clue 1: Place Value Models (up to 20) - Clue 2: Reading Numbers Written in Words (up to 20) - Clue 3: Adding Numbers (up to 20) - Clue 4: Time (O'Clock only) - Clue 5: Adding Ten - A suspect declaration sheet - Answer sheets and guide. - Printable awards to give to students who solve the case. I hope your students enjoy. Please do not hesitate to email me on JJResourceCreations@gmail.com or use my store Q & A if you need help or have any questions when using this resource. Thanks! Mrs J.
Subtraction Math Mystery: Case of The Missing Macaw
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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!
Earth Day Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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Earth Day Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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Earth Day Math Mystery "Case of The Litterbug." GRADE 1 US Common Core Aligned. Optional Video Hook is available to use when introducing this activity. View the video for free in the video tab below. Students will need to answer a variety of math problems that will help them solve who the Litterbug is! Engage and motivate your students with this unique and fun way to review their math skills. In this Earth Day activity pack you will receive: - Teacher Instructions - The Math Mystery Story: Case of The Litterbug - Visual Possible Suspects List - Clue 1: Making 10 - Fill in the missing number - Clue 2: Adding three numbers (one-digit numbers, totals between 1-20) - Clue 3: Ordering Numbers (one-digit and two-digit numbers) - Clue 4: Comparing Numbers (greater than or less than 50 - numbers between 1-99) - Clue 5: Addition word problems (1-20) - A suspect declaration sheet - Answer sheets and guide. - Printable awards to give to students who solve the case. *US Spelling used. If you need adjustments made for AUS/UK spelling variations, please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com
St Patrick's Day Math Mystery (GRADE 1)
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St Patrick's Day Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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St Patrick's Day Math Mystery "Case of The Lost Leprechaun." GRADE 1. Students will need to answer a variety of math problems that will help them solve where to find the lost leprechaun! Engage and motivate your students with this unique and fun way to review their math skills. For Grade 1, my math mystery structure has been simplified to be easier for younger students. I'd love to hear your feedback as I continue to design a new range of math mysteries for Grade 1. In this St Patrick's Day math mystery pack you will receive: - Teacher Instructions - The Math Mystery Story: Case of The Lost Leprechaun - Possible Places List - Clue 1: Adding Numbers (less than 20) - Clue 2: Subtracting Numbers (less than 20) - Clue 3: Comparing Numbers (1-digit and 2-digit numbers only) - Clue 4: Ordering Numbers (numbers between 1-80) - Clue 5: Identifying 2-D Shapes - A place declaration sheet that includes a clue completion checklist and a teacher check off as solved/try again. - Answer sheets for each clue plus a color coded guide to the elimination process of the places list. - Printable awards to give to students who solve the case. I hope your students enjoy. Please do not hesitate to email me on JJResourceCreations@gmail.com or use my store Q & A if you need help or have any questions when using this resource. Thanks!
Math Mystery - Case of The Super Bad Superhero (GRADE 1)
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Math Mystery - Case of The Super Bad Superhero (GRADE 1)

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This math mystery, “Case of the Super Bad Superhero,” is a great way to add some excitement and fun to your math lessons! Students will be working through a variety of math questions to discover important clues. The clues will help them solve which superhero has gone bad! In this Grade 1 version, the 5 clues cover the following skills: - Clue 1: Counting (1-30) - Clue 2: Adding Numbers (0-12) - Clue 3: Subtracting Numbers (0-12) - Clue 4: Ordering Numbers (1-25) - Clue 5: Comparing Numbers (up to 30) Pack also provides teacher instructions, the story, answer sheets, an elimination guide and printable awards. MIX & MATCH ACROSS GRADE LEVELS TO DIFFERENTIATE/CUSTOMIZE You can choose a grade level that suits your class best, and/or mix and match across the same clue numbers (except for the Grade 1 Version) to differentiate and customize the math mystery for your students. The Grade 1 version is simplified as a whole and cannot be mixed with the rest. (For example, swap clue 1 from the Grade 2 version to clue 1 from the Grade 3 version to make that part more challenging for some students.)