6th Grade Math Test Prep Task Card Activity Solve the Mystery: Candy Mints

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• Who, When, and Where Posters (6 pages)
• Case of the Missing candy mints Letter (color and b & w)
• Posters (15 pages)
• 9 Task cards (color and b & w)
• Student Journals and answer sheet (3 pages)
• Clues (11 pages)
• Student Awards (color and b & w)

Content Covered

• Finding a 20% tip
• Dividing decimals
• Absolute value
• Finding least common multiple
• Finding ratios in a word problem
• Using ratios to solve word problems
• Ordering rational numbers
• Writing an equation from a table
• Finding range and mode from a line plot
• Finding surface area of rectangular prisms
• Finding area of triangles
• Finding surface area of nets
• What shape do the given vertices make?
• Find median and lower quartiles from a table

I also have a paper/pencil test prep and a set of Google Classroom test prep task cards if you are interested.

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Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.
Solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. For example, if it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours? At what rate were lawns being mowed?
Make tables of equivalent ratios relating quantities with whole-number measurements, find missing values in the tables, and plot the pairs of values on the coordinate plane. Use tables to compare ratios.
Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.
Understand the concept of a unit rate π’/π£ associated with a ratio π’:π£ with π£ β  0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship. For example, βThis recipe has a ratio of 3 cups of flour to 4 cups of sugar, so there is 3/4 cup of flour for each cup of sugar.β βWe paid \$75 for 15 hamburgers, which is a rate of \$5 per hamburger.β
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