Multi-Step Equations (Math Sleuth) Detecting Errors in Mathematical Reasoning for the middle grades is a fun way to teach your students to be attentive to detail during the problem solving process!
In this Math Sleuth resource, students are given a story that contains a mystery to solve! To find out which suspect was the culprit, they must analyze 12 multi-step equations that have been solved incorrectly, find the error or errors and then correctly solve the equation. Each equation they correctly solve will get them one step closer to solving the mystery!!!
LOOKING AT EQUATIONS HAS NEVER BEEN SO FUN!
This resource is an excellent addition to any math curriculum! Perfect for all students learning to solve basic linear equations, you will come back to this year after year.
THIS RESOURCE CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING
1 - 2 page - Mystery Story
1 - "Suspects" Student Sheet
12 - Multi-Step Equations that have been solved incorrectly on organizers for student work, notes, and corrections.
1 - "Crack the Case" solution to the mystery page
1 - How To Solve Multi-Step Linear Equations student handout / poster
1 - Multi-Step Equation Foldable Activity
This resource is a great complement to the following resource!
Expression, Equation, & Inequality Cards for the Middle Grades
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