Students use the skills of adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing to find the missing digits in puzzles that will correctly complete the equations. A fun and effective practice of basic operations.
These cross-math puzzle worksheets make an effective basic operations practice for 4th grade and 5th grade. Similar to crossword puzzles, these crossmath
puzzles require students to find the correct symbols for the blank cells. Students will use all four basic operations - adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing - as they use context clues and problem-solving skills to figure out how to make each number sentence true. For motivation and fun, a riddle is presented at the beginning. The answers to the problems are matched with letters that form the answer to the riddle. QR codes are included on all worksheets for instant feedback. Answer keys are also included.
These problems are great for quick self-starts, warm-ups, centers, stations, groups, individual enrichment or productive time fillers. The worksheets can be printed in color or grayscale with good results.
The Cross Puzzles packet is one of six puzzle sets in the Productive Puzzles series. Each packet can be purchased separately or can be purchased bundled together at a discount. The other puzzles in the series are as follows:
Block Puzzles - Basic Operations
Pyramid Puzzles - Adding and Subtracting
Math Riddles - Basic Operations
Triangle Puzzles - Basic Operations
Lattice Puzzles - Multiplication
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Basic Operations - Math Puzzles Bundle - All 6 Products
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