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# 1st grade Easter Math Mystery Activity: Place Value, Numbers, Addition, Time

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### Description

Easter Math Mystery "Case of The Egg Thief." GRADE 1. NO PREP, just print and go! Or now available with Google Docs for a paper free option.

Students will need to answer a variety of math problems that will help them solve who the Egg Thief is! Engage and motivate your students with this unique and fun way to review their math skills.

A bonus ENDING VIDEO clip is included to celebrate finishing the mystery.

--> I've also added a PowerPoint that contains the Worksheets as images with editable textboxes for those who use Microsoft.

Math Skills included in this Math Mystery

• Clue 1: Place Value Models (up to 20)
• Clue 2: Reading Numbers Written in Words (up to 20)
• Clue 3: Adding Numbers (up to 20)
• Clue 4: Time (O'Clock only)

How long will this activity take?

The 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.

Great for spiral review during Easter time!

This Easter Math Mystery activity is also available for GRADES K-3!

Easter Math Mystery: Case of the Egg Thief (GRADE K)

Easter Math Mystery: Case of the Egg Thief (GRADE 2)

Easter Math Mystery: Case of the Egg Thief (GRADE 3)

Easter Math Mystery: Case of the Egg Thief (GRADE 4)

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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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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### Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.
Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.
The numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.
Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.
Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 - 4 = 13 - 3 - 1 = 10 - 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 - 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).