Nothing like a good criminal investigation to liven up number sense!
CSI: Elementary is a collection of nine different algebraically inspired mathematical puzzles with a little international pizazz. The nine puzzles intend to target groups of Common Core Standards and hit popular topics. and add a little flair to the ordinary challenge question.
Save by buying the entire book! Each of the 9 projects is sold separately for $5. So at $25 you get almost a 50% discount!
Each puzzle has 6 “scenes” which will uncover a mystery variable. These six mystery variables will be used to decode a cryptic text message and if everything is correct, the result will match one of the six suspects.
In this product you will receive ALL NINE different puzzles..
Unit 1: Problem Solving with Addition & Subtraction: Word problems with Addition and Subtraction, Using Price Lists
Unit 2: Problem Solving with Multiplication & Division: Word Problems with Multiplication and Division, Operations with Decimals, Using Price Lists and Unit Prices.
Unit 3: Measurement & Conversion: Converting and Comparing Units, Metric and Customary Units, Time
Unit 4: Lines & Angles: Classifying Angles, Measuring Angles, Types of Lines and Lines of Symmetry
Unit 5: Shapes, Area & Perimeter: Classifying Shapes, Area, Perimeter and Volume.
Unit 6: Decimals & Place Value: Comparing Numbers, Operations with Decimals, Reading Numbers and Place Value
Unit 7: Understanding Fractions: Operations with Fractions, Writing Fractions in Lowest Terms, Ordering Fractions
Unit 8: Input-Output Tables: Extending Patterns, Defining Rules, Connecting Graphs and Tables
Unit 9: Interpreting and Creating Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Circle Graphs and Line Plots. Representative Sampling
Each puzzle has an ANSWER KEY included.
If you are teaching 4th or 5th grade math and are looking for fun review activities and enrichment problems, I have you covered. Student Satisfaction Guaranteed or I'll give you your money back.
I have used these puzzles with much success with a variety of students. Enrichment for advanced students. Review for state graduation exams. The puzzle solving hook engages many different students in solving traditionally mundane problems. Be the cool teacher :-)
In this Zip file you will receive 127 pages of documents including nine separate puzzles and their answer keys.
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