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

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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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#### 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!

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

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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!

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

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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!

#### 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!

#### Measurement Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

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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.

#### 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 4)

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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 &amp; million Clue 5: MORE Rounding! 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.

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

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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.

#### Thanksgiving Math Mystery: Case of The Gobbler's Curse (GRADE 8)

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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. Make your day a little easier and try one of our math mysteries, your students will love them! 5 Clues to Crack! Skills Addressed in this grade level version: - Solving Two-Step Equations - Identifying Rational and Irrational Numbers - Evaluating Exponents with Negative Bases - Simplifying Surds - Convert from Scientific Notation to Standard Notation This Thanksgiving Math Mystery is available in Grades 1-8, check out my store to find out more! Thanks, Mrs J Happy thanksgiving!

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#### Decimals Math Mystery (GRADE 4)

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Decimals: This decimals math mystery will engage and motivate your class! Students will be covering a variety of skills to solve the Case of The Disappearing Donuts. There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery: Clue 1: Comparing Decimals (tenths, hundredths) Clue 2: Convert Fractions to Decimals (Denominators of 10 and 100 only) Clue 3: Convert Decimals to Fractions (Denominators of 10 and 100 only) Clue 4: Writing Decimals from Models (tenths, hundredths) Clue 5: Ordering Decimals (tenths, hundredths) Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.

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

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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 &amp; 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.

#### Thanksgiving Math Mystery (GRADE 7 )

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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! Skills Addressed: - Equivalent Ratios - Find the Constant of Proportionality (information given in table form) - Dividing Decimals by Whole Numbers - Dividing Mixed Numbers - Solve Percent Equations (y is what % of x?)

#### 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