# 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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#### Earth Day Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

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In this Percents Math Mystery: The Case of the Pickpocketing Pirate (GRADE 6 US Common Core Aligned), your class will work through the clues to solve which pirate is stealing from his ship mates. They will be working with percentages to solve the case. The following percent skills are targeted: Clue 1: Percents of Money Amounts Clue 2: Writing Fractions and Decimals as a Percentage Clue 3: Calculating Sale Prices Clue 4: Percent Word Problems Clue 5: Sale Prices – Find the Original Price (25%, 50%, 75% only) 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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#### Spring Math Mystery Activity (GRADE 2)

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Spring Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Bee Bandits {GRADE 2}. Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun spring activity! Students will need to answer a variety of math problems that will help them solve who the Bee Bandits are! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Counting Patterns Clue 2: Match Digital Clocks to Times Clue 3: Area (unit squares) Clue 4: Place Value (3-digit numbers) Clue 5: Making change from \$1 Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Spring 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. © 2016

#### Fall Math Mystery (GRADE 2)

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Place Value Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Puzzled Pirate - Your students must solve a variety of place value math questions to help the puzzled pirate find the treasure! US Grade 2 Common Core Aligned. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Place Value Models (tens and ones) Clue 2: Value of the Underlined Digit (2-digit numbers only) Clue 3 Worksheet: Comparing Numbers (Circle the greater number) 2-digit and 3-digit numbers Clue 4 : Ordering Numbers less than 100 (ascending order) Clue 5: Convert from expanded form (tens + ones) 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

#### 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!

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#### End of Year Math Mystery Activity (Mixed Math Review) - GRADE 3

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End of Year Math Mystery Activity – Case of The Graduation Gremlins (GRADE 3) – Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun End of Year activity! 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: Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide (A mix of questions involving 1 and 2-digit numbers) Clue 2: Perimeter – Find the missing side length (options provided for both imperial and metric units of measurement) Clue 3: Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms Clue 4: Time Patterns (fill in the missing time) Clue 5: Addition Standard Algorithms (With mainly 3-digit numbers) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great End of Year math activity. *US Spelling used. If you would like UK/AUS spelling adjusted to this resource, please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com Thanks! Mrs J. © 2016

#### Summer Math Mystery

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In this Summer Math Mystery Activity – Case of The Mathhattan Meltdown (GRADE 3 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 Fractions (Like denominator) Clue 2: Area of Squares and Rectangles (by multiplying sides) – Customary &amp; Metric options provided. Clue 3: Subtraction (within 1000, regrouping required) Clue 4: Multiplication Word Problems (Facts 1-12) Clue 5: Addition (within 1000, regrouping required) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. I have this math mystery available for other grades or if you would like an easier or more challenging version. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you have any questions or issues. *US SPELLING (contact me if you want me to make changes to this product to suit UK/AUS spelling)

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#### Spring Math Mystery Activity

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Spring Activity: Spring Math Mystery - Case of The Bee Bandits {GRADE 3}. Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun spring activity! US Common Core Aligned. Students will need to answer a variety of math problems that will help them solve who the Bee Bandits are! There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Dividing by 3 Clue 2: Equivalent Fractions Clue 3: Area of Rectangles (by multiplying sides) Customary and Metric options provided Clue 4: Dividing by 4 Clue 5: Making change from \$10.00 Pack also includes a suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards. Great Spring Math Activity! This Spring Math Mystery is available for Grades 2-6. *US spelling used - please contact me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com if you would like this resource adjusted for UK/AUS spelling variations. Mrs J. © 2016

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#### Money (US Currency)

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Students will need to solve a variety of money problems to solve the case of the Sticky Bank Burglary! Engage and motivate your students with this unique and fun way to review their money math skills. (US Currency used in this resource) There are 5 clues to crack to help students eliminate suspects off the list: - Clue 1: Count Coins and Bills - Clue 2: Ordering Money Amounts - Clue 3: Price Lists (Adding Money) - Clue 4: What can I buy? - Clue 5: Making change from \$5 Instructions, Awards, Answer sheets are also included! Easier version (Grade 2 US) available if you're interested. This math mystery has US Currency, I have it also available for Canadian and Australian Currency. Please email me on jjresourcecreations@gmail.com for assistance.

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