# Basic Multiplication Unlock the Box: A Fun Math Mystery

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### Description

Test your students' understanding of basic multiplication with this fun Unlock the Box Math Mystery. Your students will use teamwork and problem solving skills to solve the clues and unlock the box for a special surprise.

Simply fill a box with a special treat - pencils, erasers, lollipops, etc. Then, use a 4-digit lock to lock the box. Students will need to solve and answer 4 clues that require them to apply their knowledge of basic multiplication.

Put the clues into envelopes and give them to the groups of students when they are ready for them. The answer to the last clue will unlock the box.

This product includes:

Multiplication Cards to Form Groups

4 Clues that Require Knowledge of Basic Multiplication

A Teacher Cheat Sheet

Concepts Covered in This Unlock the Box Mystery:

-Basic Multiplication

-Multiplying by Multiples of 10

-Problem Solving

Unlock the Box Mysteries will keep your class engaged and make them love learning!

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11 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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### Standards

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Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 Ã— 5 = 40, one knows 40 Ã· 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
Determine the unknown whole number in a multiplication or division equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 Ã— ? = 48, 5 = __ Ã· 3, 6 Ã— 6 = ?.
Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 Ã— 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 Ã— 7.

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