In this Subtraction Math Mystery Activity: Case of The Dream Snatcher (GRADE 5) – students will be practicing and reviewing subtraction skills (with decimals, fractions, and whole numbers) to solve this nightmare of a mystery! No Prep required, this fun and engaging math activity will motivate your students during math class.
Video Hook for Subtraction Review Math Mystery
The Dream Snatcher is stealing sweet dreams and using them to make horrible nightmares! The people of Mathhattan are counting on a brilliant math detective to discover where the Dream Snatcher is hiding, so that Tabitha the Witch can stop her and the nightmares!
NEW - Editable Hideouts list added to the packet. This way you can change the location 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: Subtracting Decimals (Wholes/Tenths)
Clue 2: Subtracting Decimals (Wholes/Tenths/Hundredths)
Clue 3: Subtraction Word Problems (3-digit to 6-digit whole numbers)
Clue 4: Subtracting Fractions (Like Denominators, simplifying required)
Clue 5: Subtracting Fractions (Unlike Denominators,simplifying required)
Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
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