Mini Math Mysteries are engaging math activities that are designed to be done in one class period. There are 5 x Math Mysteries in this pack. At the top of each page is a story to set the scene of the mystery, students then answer 16 questions to narrow down the suspects and options until they have solved these daily math questions.
This resource contains
5 x Color 2x1 digit multiplication math mysteries
5 x Black and White versions of the same 2 x 1 mysteries
5 x Answer pages
1 x Teacher instruction page for a print and go activity
1 x Color in page for Early Finishers
These two by one digit times tables worksheets provides an opportunity to practice mathematical skills as well as problem solving skills in a more practical context. The high interest topics in these mysteries are also highly motivating for this age group and will capture their imagination.
These math mysteries are designed for third, fourth and fifth grade students. Could also be used with struggling sixth grade students that need a little extra work and reinforcement in multiplying by algorithms (Or advanced second grade). I also leave some of the mysteries for my sub teacher.
Math Mysteries are an independent escape room (or crack the code) type of activity where instead of using locks, students identify suspects with puzzles and word problems . This mystery is perfect all year round, Halloween, Easter, Christmas, start of school, end of year and any season. (fall, spring, summer and winter), Thanksgiving, or veterans day.
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