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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 adding fractions with the same denominator math mysteries
5 x Black and White versions of the same addition of fractions mystery activity
5 x Answer pages
1 x Teacher instruction page for a print and go activity
1 x Color in page for Early Finishers
I have designed these worksheets so there is no simplifying of fractions. This way they can focus on the addition.
These adding fractions worksheets provides an opportunity to practice mathematical skills as well as problem solving skills in a more practical context and focused on fractions. 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 fourth, fifth and sixth grade students. Could also be used with struggling seventh grade students that need a little extra work and reinforcement in multiplying fractions or advanced third graders. I also leave some of the mysteries for my sub teacher. Same goes for advanced third grade students.
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, start of school, end of year and any season. (fall, spring, summer and winter). Also great for Halloween, Christmas and Easter time. Also great for Halloween, Christmas, Easter time, Thanks giving zoo and farm trips including animals.
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