In this Place Value Math Mystery (Grade 5) “Case of The Puzzled Pirate,” students must solve a variety of place value math questions, mainly involving decimals, to reveal clues to help the puzzled pirate find the treasure!
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NEW - Editable Locations list added to the packet. This way you can change the location 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:
Clue 1: Converting between Place Values (Whole Numbers)
Clue 2: Value of the Underlined Digit (Including Decimals to the tenths and hundredths)
Clue 3: Comparing Decimals
Clue 4: Converting Decimals from Expanded Form to Standard Form (using fractions)
Clue 5: Rounding Decimals (whole, tenths, hundredths)
Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
This place value math mystery story is also available for Grades 2, 3 and 4 levels (or if you would prefer an easier version).