This Fall Math Mystery (Grade 1), “Case of The Furious Fall Winds,” is a fun activity where students must solve a variety of math clues to help catch the criminal vandalizing the home of Sheldon The Shaman of Seasons! Whilst reviewing math, students will be critically thinking as they must reason their way through eliminating suspects. This NO PREP activity is great for individual or group practice and review.
There are 5 clues to crack to solve the case:
- Clue 1: Comparing Heights (using stacked square boxes)
- Clue 2: Comparing Numbers (1-20)
- Clue 3: Place Value Models (1-18)
- Clue 4: Ordering Numbers(1-35)
- Clue 5: Adding 1 and 2 to numbers 1-18
You will also receive instructions, a suspect list, answer sheets, elimination guide and printable awards.
I hope your students enjoy this fun fall activity!
This math mystery story is currently also available for Grades 2-6 (or for more challenging questions and skills).
(Please note that the Grade 1 Math Mysteries are structured differently to the other grade versions. They have less suspects and different clues).