Your students will be excited about solving equations with this low-prep solving equations with variables on both sides mystery. In this multi-step equations activity, students are given unique suspect cards and assume the identity of an amusement park guest. When one of their fellow park guests is robbed, it's up to your class to figure out who the thief is and solve the mystery!
Students must be able to write & solve multi-step equations, including the use of distributive property, with variables on both sides in order to clear their name and figure out who among them is the thief!
This activity is aligned to CCSS 8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.7b, HSA-CED.A.1,
HSA-REI.B.3 & TEKS 8.8A, 8.8C, A.2I, A.5A
This Activity Includes
⭐24 Unique Suspect Cards
⭐1 Theft Mystery Clue Sheet - Student Worksheet
⭐Full Teacher KEYS
⭐ Linear Equations Activity - Mystery!
⭐ Function Notation Activity Mystery - Mini Mystery Series