Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Primary Grades

Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Grade Levels
1st, 2nd
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5.92 MB   |   52 pages

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This download includes the following detective-themed activities for your primary classroom:

* Detective notebook (cover and blank page)

* Types of Fingerprints chart (loops, arches, whorls)

* My Amazing Fingerprints – Students will stamp their own fingerprints and then examine them with a magnifying glass (recording sheet included).

* TOP SECRET – This activity is designed to be a hunt or “gallery walk” activity. There are 16 “evidence cards” with math problems for students to solve. Recording sheet and answer key included.

* ABC Order – 8 word and picture cards and recording sheet

* Roll a Detective Story – Cube template with 6 “missing objects”, cube template with 6 settings, a blank cube, and lined paper for story

* How Observant Are You? Students will examine a picture for 1 minute and then see how many questions they can answer based on what they remember (color and black and white included)

* Magnifying Words – 10 words written in very small font. Students will use magnifying glass and record.

* Mirror Message – 2 sheets of messages written backwards. Students will use mirror to decipher and record.

* Morse Code (2 sheets) A-Z grid with Morse code below it. Students will read words and write their own. (Key included)

* Secret Code (2 sheets) A-Z grid with symbol code below it. Students will read words and write their own. (Key included)

* Number Code (2 sheets) A-Z grid with number code below it. Students will read words and write their own. (Key included)

* Butterfly Code (1 sheet) A-Z grid with butterfly code below it. Students will read words and write their own. (Key included)

* My Own Code (1 sheet) A-Z grid with blanks below it. Students will write their own secret code.

* Unknown Substances – Steps for students to examine 4 “Mystery Substances” (cornstarch, sugar, baking soda, and salt). Students will complete chart based on the substances’ appearances, textures, and reactions to iodine, vinegar, and water.

* Unknown Substance worksheet – Students will use chart to answer 3 questions about unknown substances that were found at a scene (multiple choice format).
Total Pages
52
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A

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Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
Who Dunnit? Detective-Themed Math & ELA Activities for Pri
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