In this Percents Math Mystery: The Case of the Pickpocketing Pirate (GRADE 5), students will be reviewing a variety of percent skills to discover important clues. Engage and motivate your students with this fun NO PREP activity.
NEW - Editable Suspects list added to the packet. This way you can change the pirate 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.
There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery:
Clue 1: Converting Decimals to Percentages
Clue 2: Converting Fractions to Percentages
Clue 3: Calculating Sale Prices (50% and 25% off only, whole number amounts only)
Clue 4: Percent Word Problems
Clue 5: Percent of Money Amounts
A more difficult version of this math mystery is available for Grade 6:
Case of The Pickpocketing Pirate (GRADE 6)
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