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Multiplication Math Mystery: Case of The Monster Mix-Up. Engage and motivate your students to review their multiplication skills with this fun math mystery activity. This level covers multiplying with whole numbers, decimals and fractions.
Optional Video Hook also provided to introduce the activity. Click on the link below to view it for FREE.
NEW - Editable Suspect list added to the packet. This way you can change the monster names and alter the mystery outcome. There are also two alternative pre-made lists you can use instead. This is a great option if your students have already done this mystery story before and you need to change the mystery answer.
Students must use their multiplication skills to eliminate monster suspects to solve who needs to be arrested for the scare crimes in Mathhattan!
There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery:
Clue 1: Multiply 2-digit Numbers by 2-digit numbers
Clue 2: Multiplying Decimals by Powers of Ten
Clue 3: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers (simplifying required)
Clue 4: Multiplication Word Problems (1-3 digit numbers involved)
Clue 5: Multiplying Decimals by Decimals (all less than 1, and tenths place value only in the questions e.g. 0.1 X 0.2)
Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
Great for Multiplication review!
This Multiplication Math Mystery is available for Grades 3-6.