In this Summer Math Mystery Activity – Case of The Mathhattan Meltdown (GRADE 6) – students will find themselves trapped by the Scorcher who has been melting the city of Mathhattan this summer. In order to save themselves and to stop the melting issue in the city, they will be required to use their math skills to solve the mystery behind his condition and the cure he needs to restore to human! Engage and motivate your students during math time with this fun summer math mystery!
Optional Video Hook added to set the stage to engage. View it in the thumbnail preview section or CLICK HERE to VIEW Video Hook.
NEW - Editable Causes & Cures list added to the packet. This way you can change the causes/cures and alter the mystery outcome. There are also two alternative pre-made lists you can use instead.
There are 5 clues to crack to solve the mystery:
Clue 1: Ordering Integers (positive and negative)
Clue 2: Calculating the Mean
Clue 3: Subtracting Decimals to the thousandths
Clue 4: Mixed Word Problems (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide with decimals included in some questions/answers) - Customary and Metric language options provided in the wording of problems.
Clue 5: Adding Decimals to the thousandths
Pack also includes a mystery declaration sheet, answer sheets, elimination guide and awards.
This Summer Math Mystery is available for Grades 2-6, to find CLICK HERE
See a list of all the Math Mysteries HERE