In this Patterns (Number) Math Mystery Activity – Case of The Poisonous Pizzas (GRADE 2) – students will be practicing and reviewing number patterns to solve who is poisoning the pizzas in Mathhattan! No Prep required, this fun and engaging math activity will motivate your students during math class.
Optional VIDEO HOOK included, which can be used to set the stage to engage your students when beginning this activity. CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO HOOK
Editable suspect list added to the packet. This way you can change the character names and alter the mystery outcome. There are also two alternative pre-made lists you can use instead. This is a great option if your students have already done this mystery story before and you need to change the mystery answer.
There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery:
Clue 1: Skip-Counting to complete Pattern Sequences (1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s)
Clue 2: Find the Missing Number in each Pattern
Clue 3: Apply the Pattern Rule to complete the blank in each sequence
Clue 4: Input/ Output Tables (add, subtract)
Clue 5: Patterns – Missing Numbers (find the rule to find the missing number, increasing and decreasing patterns included.)
Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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This Patterns Math Mystery is also available for other grades (or difficulty levels), click on the links below to check out the skills and concepts covered in each:
Patterns Math Mystery: Case of The Poisonous Pizzas (GRADE 3)
Patterns Math Mystery: Case of The Poisonous Pizzas (GRADE 4)
Patterns Math Mystery: Case of The Poisonous Pizzas (GRADE 5)
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