# 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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#### Thanksgiving Math Mystery (GRADE 1)

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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. 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 &amp; Writing Time (O'Clock only) - Comparing 2-Digit Numbers - Adding within 20 - Subtracting within 20

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

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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!

#### Fractions

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Fractions Math Mystery (GRADE 3 US Common Core Aligned). Engage and motivate your students with this fun fractions math mystery activity! Great for review of a few different fraction skills in one. US Common Core Aligned. Students use their fraction math skills to discover where the Forgetful Pharaoh left his Scepter in Ancient Egypt! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Match Fractions to Models Clue 2: Comparing Fractions Clue 3: Equivalent Fractions Clue 4: Ordering Fractions (like denominator) Clue 5: Reducing Fractions Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great activity for fractions review. ***US SPELLING USED - if you would like UK/AUS spelling please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com Mrs J. © 2016

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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

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

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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.

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

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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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#### New Year Math Mystery Activity

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Decimals Math Mystery Activity! Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun decimals activity! Students solve decimal problems to discover who is behind making all of the donuts disappear! (GRADE 6 US Common Core Aligned) There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Estimating decimal sums and differences of values (tenths, hundredths and thousandths) Clue 2: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10 Clue 3: Convert Decimals to Fractions (wholes, tenths, hundredths, thousandths) Clue 4: Adding and Subtracting (hundredths and thousandths) Clue 5: Multiplying by Whole Numbers, Multiplying Decimals with Decimals, Dividing by Whole Numbers, and tenths, hundredths, thousandths 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. © 2015

#### Halloween Math Mystery Activity (GRADE 4)

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Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun Halloween math mystery activity &quot;Case of The Tricking Treat!&quot; (US Common Core aligned to GRADE 4) Students 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: Prime Numbers (Between 1-100 only) Clue 2: Word Names for Numbers (2-digit, 3-digit and 4-digit numbers) Clue 3: Applying Pattern Rules (to numbers given in a table) Clue 4: Factors Clue 5: Division (No Remainders) 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

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