Mystery Number Detectives Math Vocabulary Game

Laura Candler
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2nd - 6th, Homeschool
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Mystery Number Detectives is an exciting critical thinking math game that reinforces math vocabulary and helps students develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. It's also one of the few math test prep activities that your students will beg to play! This activity is a more rigorous variation of the well-known game "Guess My Number." To start the game, one player becomes the “Eyewitness” and secretly chooses a number. The other players are “Detectives” who take turns asking yes/no questions to determine the identity of that number. Roles rotate during each round of the game. The game can be played as a whole class with the teacher as the Eyewitness and all students acting as Detectives, or students can play the game within cooperative learning teams or math centers. Mystery Number Detectives includes directions and game materials, as well as two folders of bonus materials for building math vocabulary.

❤️ Mystery Number Detectives Boom Cards! ❤️

If your students love Boom Cards, check out these Mystery Number and Mystery Fraction Boom Cards! These interactive, self-checking digital task cards are a great way to give your students more practice with number concepts and critical thinking skills.

Mystery Number Level 1 Boom Cards

Mystery Number Level 2 Boom Cards

Mystery Fraction Boom Cards

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