Teachers Pay Teachers

Median, Mode, Mean, Range Riddle Card Challenge (Song Included!)

Grade Levels
Resource Types
Product Rating
File Type
Compressed Zip File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
How to unzip files.
22.94 MB   |   15 pages


This product is a must for the beginning of the year (to be reused at any point during the year) for any late elementary or middle school classroom. It is the ultimate remedy for the “Wait a minute; which one was the middle number again, mean or median?” scenario. This product is identical to the Median, Mode, Mean, Range Riddle Card Challenge! product, but also includes the lyrics, sheet music, and video file for the original "Medmid-momo-meav-rabism" song, a true crowd favorite with elementary and middle school students.

The downloadable zip file consists of:

- A PDF file with 20 reusable “What numbers are we?” cards that can be easily laminated, cut up, and distributed to students to play a who-can-get-the-most-correct-answers game. Also provided in this file are instructions to the students, the definition of the key words used on the cards, an answer sheet to record answers and any necessary work, and an answer key for teacher use. Cards start with easy-to-solve clues and move to more challenging clues that stimulate critical thinking. The lyrics to the original "Medmid-momo-meav-rabism" song are also in this PDF file.

- A second PDF file that contains the sheet music along with the lyrics to the "Medmid-momo-meav-rabism" song and can be reproduced for those who can read music or want to play the song on a musical instrument.

- An mpg video file. In this video, the “Math Rocker” (an unknown who is obviously still trying to break into the math rock business!) sings the “Medmid-momo-meav-rabism” song. You can use this video simply to learn the tune yourself (recommended – it is best if YOU sing the song with your students!), or to show it to your students and then discuss the key points with them.

This product is a great way to meet common core math standards in a fun and meaningful way. Good luck in your use of the riddle card game and the song. Your students will love them both!

Related Products:

Feel free to check out a growing number of other products that use poetry, songs, games, worksheets, and assessments to make math fun and help students to learn a variety of common core math standards.

Click here to view Algebraic Equation Products
Click here to view Divisibility Rule Products
Click here to view Elementary to Middle School Transition Products
Click here to view Fraction Products
Click here to view Geometry Products
Click here to view Integer and Order of Operations Products
Click here to view Probability Products
Click here to view Ratio-Rate-Proportion Products
Click here to view Riddle Card Products that Help Retain Math Essentials

Customer Tips:

How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
• Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button. Simply click it and you will be taken to a page where you can give a quick rating and leave a short comment for the product. Each time you give feedback, TPT gives you feedback credits that you use to lower the cost of your future purchases. I value your feedback greatly as it helps me determine which products are most valuable for your classroom so I can create more for you.

Be the first to know about my new discounts, freebies and product launches:
• Look for the green star next to my store logo and click it to become a follower. Voila! You will now receive email updates about this store.

Terms of Use:

Copyright © Barry Schneiderman. This product is to be used by ONE teacher (the purchaser) for his or her classes only. Any reproduction of this material is limited to the purchaser for his or her classes. Beyond this usage, it may not be reproduced, republished, or copied in any way without written permission of the publisher. It may not be distributed to other teachers, a school department, a school, or a school district. This product may not be posted on any website, including but not limited to classroom websites, school websites, or district websites, without written permission of the publisher. Failure to follow the terms of usage represents a copyright violation per the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). To receive written permission to copy or post this product beyond the terms of use, ask Barry Schneiderman a question on Teachers Pay Teachers.
Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Days

Average Ratings

Overall Quality:
6 ratings
Please log in to post a question.
Digital Download
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
Digital Download
Median, Mode, Mean, Range Riddle Card Challenge (Song Included!)
Median, Mode, Mean, Range Riddle Card Challenge (Song Included!)
Median, Mode, Mean, Range Riddle Card Challenge (Song Included!)
Median, Mode, Mean, Range Riddle Card Challenge (Song Included!)