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1. This complete math mystery bundle contains all of my math mysteries for Grade 1 up to date! Make math fun and exciting with these engaging activities that will motivate even some of your most reluctant learners.MULTIPLE USESUse as a classroom review activity, include in your math centers, leave for
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In this Addition Math Mystery – Case of The Angry Adder, students will be using their adding doubles and near doubles skills to discover important clues! NO PREP, just print and go!Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun addition activity!

Optional VIDEO HOOK now available as a fun option to introduce this activity to your students. A written story is included within the PDF file if you wish to use instead. Video hook can be viewed in the thumbnail preview section or <CLICK HERE to VIEW Video Hook

Students must use their addition math skills to discover which item can be used to capture the Angry Adder!

There are five clues to crack to solve the mystery:

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 extra practice/review, enrichment, assignments, or early finishers.

How long will this activity take?
Time to complete will vary anywhere between 30mins - 2 hours or more! It mainly depends on how familiar your students are with the math mystery format, as well as how difficult they find math skills covered in the particular mystery. Please check the math skills outlined in the clues above to help determine suitability for your class. I highly recommend pacing this activity by giving students one clue at a time. Once the whole class has completed a clue, then move on to the next clue either within the same lesson or the next math session. New math content presented? Make a lesson out of it by modeling the math before diving into the clue. I like to say, "we must learn something new before attempting the next clue." There are lots of ways to implement this activity in your classroom, learn more in the blog post link below:
Read Blog Post: Five Easy Ways to use Math Mysteries in your Classroom.

This Addition focused Math Mystery activity is available in versions for GRADES 1-5! Click the links below to find out the specific addition skills covered in each level:

Add extra motivation with this Detective Rank Chart Download the Mystery Record & Rank Chart FREEBIE HERE

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COMPLETE Math Mystery Bundle - 1st Grade
Holiday Math Mystery Bundle {GRADE 1}
SEASONS Math Mystery Bundle Pack (GRADE 1)

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Read Blog Post: FIVE Easy Ways to use Math Mysteries in your Classroom.

TRY A FULL FREE MATH MYSTERY HERE (GRADES 1 - 6 DIFFERENTIATED BUNDLE)

Browse the range of 1st Grade Math Mysteries HERE.

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Thank you!

Mrs. J.

Please note that the Grade 1 Math Mysteries cannot be 'clue swapped' with other Grade Math Mystery versions for customization/differentiation as you usually can with Grades 2-6.
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