Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs

Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
Easter Activity: Easter Math Mystery - Case of The Rotten Easter Eggs
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Easter Math Activity: Math Mystery the 'Case of The Rotten Eggs.' NO PREP, just print and go. Students must solve math clues to help them find where the terrible Slimewort is hiding to stop him turning the Easter eggs rotten! Engage and motivate your students to practice a variety of math skills with this fun Mystery!

There is an optional video hook that can be used to introduce this activity. You can view it through the link below:
CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO HOOK

NEW - Editable Hideouts 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.

In this math mystery pack you will receive:
- Teacher Instructions
- The Math Mystery Story
- Possible Hideout List - that students will use as they work through each math clue worksheet.
- Clue 1 Worksheet: What is the value of the underlined digit? (5-6 Digit Numbers)
- Clue 2 Worksheet: Multiply numbers ending in zeroes (1-3 Digit Numbers)
- Clue 3 Worksheet: Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Number Fractions
- Clue 4 Worksheet: Making Change (From $20)
- Clue 5 Worksheet: Convert Place Values ( from ones to ten thousands) e.g. 200 tens = _______ Thousands
- A hideout declaration sheet that includes a clue completion checklist and a teacher check off as solved/try again.
- Answer sheets for each clue plus a color coded guide to the elimination process of the hideout list.
- Printable awards to give to students who solve the case!

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. I highly 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." There are lots of ways to implement this activity in your classroom, learn more in the blog post link below: Read Blog Post: Five Easy Ways to use Math Mysteries in your Classroom.

Great for spiral review during Easter time!

This Easter activity is also available for Grades 2-6!
GRADE 2
EASTER MATH - GRADE 3
EASTER MATH - GRADE 4
EASTER MATH - GRADE 5
EASTER MATH - GRADE 6

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

Bundle and Save!
COMPLETE Math Mystery Bundle for GRADE 4
Holiday Math Mystery Bundle {GRADE 4}
Seasons Math Mystery Bundle Pack (GRADE 4)
SKILLS Math Mystery Bundle (4th Grade)

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

Read Blog Post: FIVE Easy Ways to use Math Mysteries in your Classroom.

TRY A FULL FREE MATH MYSTERY HERE (GRADES 1 - 6 DIFFERENTIATED BUNDLE)

Browse the range of 4th Grade Math Mysteries HERE.

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