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# Halloween Math Practice: Add, Subtract, & Order Decimals - Crack the Code!

5th - 7th
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Resource Type
Formats Included
• PDF
Pages
6 pages

### Description

Halloween Math: Add, Subtract, & Order Decimals ~ Crack the Code! is a fun and engaging way for students (grades 5-7) to get computation practice. They’ll enjoy the challenge and feedback is immediate through solving the puzzle (a quote from MacBeth) correctly.

This Crack the Code puzzle has three parts. First, students must successfully solve the addition & subtraction problems. Next, they must place their answers in order from greatest to least, thus making the alphabet a number line from A (greatest) to U (least). Finally, students find the corresponding numbers in the code and place that number’s letter in the blank.

Built-in problem-solving challenges include computation errors and ordering the decimals incorrectly. If they make a computation error, it can throw off ordering the decimals correctly and cause problems in cracking the code. Or, maybe they get all the computation correct, but they’re off in ordering the decimals. Their challenge will be finding a way to track down their errors, make their corrections and successfully Crack the Code.

Included in this resource:

Addition with decimals up to thousandths
Subtraction using inverse operation
Ordering decimals
18 problems, student copy in BW
Aligns with CCSS

Ways to use Crack the Code puzzles~
Centers • Go-to Activities • Fun Class Challenge • Small Group Challenges • Paired Work (Buddy up!) • Test Prep • Homework • Sub Days • RTI

Quote: “Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble.” Shakespeare, MacBeth

Want more? Click HERE for the Fall-themed Bundle: Decimal Computation Practice- Crack the Code featuring 4 puzzles: 2 Fall quotes, 1 Halloween quote and 1 Thanksgiving quote.

This bundle includes addition/subtraction up to thousandths, multiplying & dividing, ordering, and rounding decimals. And the kids will love the quotes! Follow the link to check out the preview.

♥♥♥ Be sure to check out my Seasonal & Holiday Math Practice Crack the Codes Bundle! This is the way to build a great assortment of math center activities.

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Total Pages
6 pages
Included
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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