# 1st Grade Graphs Review Math Mystery (Tabulating Data, Tally, Bar Graphs)

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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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1st Grade Graphs Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Greedy Gnome. NO PREP, just print and go! Engage and motivate your first-grade 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!

Optional video hook available to set the stage to engage when starting this activity. A written version of the story is also included in the PDF. CLICK HERE to VIEW Video Hook

There are FIVE clues to crack to solve who the Greedy Gnome is:

Clue 1 - Collect and record data (count and tally)
Clue 2 - Interpret Bar Graphs (pictures used)
Clue 3 - Interpret Bar Graphs (pictures used)
Clue 4 - Read Tally Graphs
Clue 5 - More Collect and record data (count pictures and tally)

You will also receive teacher instructions, a story, suspect list, suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, and printable awards.

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 the 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.

Great for reviewing graphs at the end of a unit or for test prep!

This Graphs Math Mystery activity is available for GRADES 1-3!

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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