6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat

6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
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6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
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6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
6th Grade Halloween Activity: Halloween Math Mystery- Case of The Tricking Treat
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Halloween Math Mystery: the Case of The Tricking Treat - 6th Grade Edition

NO PREP, print and go! Your student detectives must complete the math worksheets to unlock important clues that will help them narrow down a list of spooky suspects! The last suspect remaining on the list is the one who stole and used the tricking treats on the children!

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Optional video hook included for introducing the case!

Click here to view == HALLOWEEN VIDEO HOOK == or check out in the preview section.

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Preparation

- No Prep required! Print the student pages, staple or place

in a folder, and your students are set to go.

- Have the video hook ready for viewing at the start of the

lesson on an IWB, iPad or computer monitor screen.

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Math Skills Required to Unlock Clues

There are five clues to crack to solve the mystery:

Clue 1: Finding Unit Rates

Clue 2: Percents of Numbers (50%, 25%, 10%, 150%, 200%, 100%)

Clue 3: Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Clue 4: Greatest Common Factor

Clue 5: Adding and Subtracting Fractions (Unlike Denominators. Simplifying Answers Required)

Students must use critical thinking skills to figure out what the clue is telling them to eliminate from the list of suspects.

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Multiple Uses

- Suitable for independent, pairs, or group work.

- Use as part of your math centers, add to your sub tubs, make it part of your early finisher tasks, give for homework, or make it part of your classroom practice/review sessions.

I 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."

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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.

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If you would like more challenging math skills, select a higher grade level version of this mystery.

This Halloween Math Mystery activity is also available for the other grade levels listed below.

Grade 1 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 2 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 3 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 4 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 5 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 6 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 7 - Case of the Tricking Treat

Grade 8 - Case of the Tricking Treat

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

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Bundle and Save!

COMPLETE Math Mystery Bundle for GRADE 6

HOLIDAY Math Mystery Bundle {GRADE 6}

SEASONS Math Mystery Bundle Pack (GRADE 6)

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Not sure what a math mystery is? CLICK HERE to watch a video about Math Mysteries

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