Are you looking for fun CSI math mystery detective activities for Christmas to engage your students? Then these addition and subtraction activities are for you. Perfect for the Christmas and December math.
Capture your student’s attention with this CSI Math Mystery by taking them on a journey to solve addition and subtraction problems and puzzles. Students narrow down the possible options by completing the activities and worksheets and marking them off until one person is left. Can you find that person?
Christmas is here and it is the season of giving and this year the class is doing a Secret Santa. The problem is that you want to know who the Secret Santa is. The students follow the clues to solve the mystery and uncover the person who has left the special present for Christmas. Who is Secret Santa?
This Christmas math detective case includes
- Mapping using coordinates
- Addition to 100
- 2 digit addition with regrouping
- 3 digit addition with regrouping
- Subtraction from 100
These math mysteries are designed for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students. Could also be used with struggling 5th grade students that need a little extra work and reinforcement in adding and takeaways (or advanced, gifted and talented 2nd grade). I also leave some of the mysteries for my sub teacher and use the as a math review.
Math Mysteries are an independent escape room (or crack the code) type of activity where instead of using locks, students identify suspects with puzzles and word problems. This mystery is perfect for Christmas in December and suits both the Northern and Southern hemispheres Christmas (Summer in the sand and beach or Winter in the snow) Same time of year as Chanukah and Kwanzaa
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Christmas Math 4 Digit Addition Mini Mystery
Christmas Math 4 Digit Subtraction Mini Mystery
Christmas CSI Math Mystery with The Missing Santa Sleigh
Christmas CSI Math Mystery with Secret Santa