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# Valentine's Day Fraction Word Problems | CSI Math Detectives

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Teaching Mini People
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4th - 6th
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#### What educators are saying

Wow! My daughter absolutely LOVED solving these word problems and figuring out the clues! What a fun way to practice fractions!
Wow!! My students absolutely loved being detectives when solving the fraction word problems to solve the crime! This was such a fun and engaging activity! Thank you!
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### Description

This Valentine's Day Math Word Problem activity is perfect for 4th-6th graders. Students are detectives and have to solve the crime by completing the fraction word problems. There are 20 clue problems total, covering adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators and multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Two of the clues are review skills - adding and subtracting large numbers and multiplying and dividing numbers.

Did you know students learn more when they are fully engaged in the learning? Students get to be detectives during this Valentine's Day Math Class Activity while practicing their word problems skills! They will stay engaged trying to be the winning team!

The Valentine's Day Detective Notebook can be created once and then added to if you use multiple of the detective sets! You would keep the first 4 pages and then just continue to add the new cases to the back. More sets coming soon!

What’s Included:

➜ Teacher Notes

➜ Questionnaire

➜ Fingerprinting

➜ Facial Recognition

➜ Crime Scene "Facts"

➜ Work Pages (Recording Sheet)

➜ 20 Clue Cards (Problems)

➜ Evidence Numbers

➜ Folder Cover

NEED MORE ACTIVITIES FOR VALENTINE'S DAY:

MORE DETECTIVE SETS:

⭐ St. Patrick's Day Detectives - Fractions and Decimals

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### Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.
Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.