It's time for March Madness and St. Patrick's Day, so I made this mystery a moosh of both...but it is a basic mystery that can be read at any time!
I also added a little more fun...Instead of just having a big book for your kids to share, I included a small book that you can cut and staple so each student can have their own mystery! Great way to save on printer ink, or print in black and white!
This math mystery is a fun way for 2nd graders to practice doing a variety of word problems in a unique way. Kids just start reading at the beginning of the book, solve the problems, and go where the book tells them to go! If they get the wrong answer, they will have a 'stopper' that will tell them to go back to where they were working, and TRY AGAIN!
This mystery includes these skills:
*subtraction with basic regrouping
*Time to the nearest 5 minutes
*finding area with squares
*Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes do not have to have the
*graphing and comparing data
*estimating as to whether you have enough money
There are a total of 10 word problems included in this story. Some of them are multi-step problems as well.
I use these mysteries at my math stations during guided math. I am sure your kids will love this March Madness themed math mystery book as much as mine do! What the next mystery will bring?
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