Your students will love cracking the code to solve these fun Elf/Christmas themed riddles!
This set contains 5 different riddles. There are 65 task cards of addition and subtraction within 100 (some equations are regrouping, but not all). There are 5 printables (one for each riddle). The students show their work for each addition/subtraction equation and then use the crack the code reference sheet to see which letter goes with the answer to each equation. Once all the equations are answered, the students will have the riddle solved!
This can be done with partners, as early finishers, in centers, or as a whole group activity!
Perfect to leave for a substitute or if you have extra time to fill. But what's awesome is that it ties to a standard too 2.NBT.5! The students won't even realize
they are learning!!
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