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#### Mystery Math Town

You know you have stumbled on something interesting when you launch this app. You are suddenly taken into a world of mystery and intrigue, and of course, math-skills practice.

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#### Baseball Player Mystery Puzzle

After solving each multiplication sentence square, pupils color the numbers according to the key. What does the mystery picture make? Class members take a swing at problem solving to find out.

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#### Water: The Math Link

Make a splash with a math skills resource! Starring characters from the children's story Mystery of the Muddled Marsh, several worksheets create interdisciplinary connections between science, language arts, and math. They cover a wide...

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#### Mystery Number

Fourth graders identify mystery numbers. In this numbers lesson, 4th graders discuss how numbers can be described, read the book More or Less, and work in pairs to practice guessing numbers.

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#### Multiplication Mysteries

Arithmetic apprentices practice problem solving and multiplication with a lift-the-flap pair of reproducibles. In this Halloween mathematics lesson, math monsters practice multiplication by making candy corn calculations. They practice...

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#### Math Puzzle Picture

The key to solving this puzzle lies in the addition skills of young learners. The first step is to answer a series of decimal addition problems organized in a 4x5 grid. Then cut apart the page of puzzle pieces, each one including an...

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#### Mystery Map

Students compare and contrast varying approaches to present information, as they create a workable study guide. They create a Mystery Map with hidden words, facts, or hints to find treasures. Afterward, they interact and discuss...

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#### Mystery Jars

Youngsters discover ways to estimate. They will use two jars with large and small items and estimate the number of items. Then record their estimate and explain why they answered the way they did. They try this experiment with different...

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#### Is There Mystery in Measurement?

Investigate perimeter and area of polygons! In this measurement lesson, learners use index cards to create rectangles and trace their hand to estimate its area and perimeter.

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#### Mystery Number

Students explore numbers 1-100. In this cross curriculum literacy and numeration lesson plan, students listen to the book More or Less by Stuart J. Murphy. Students play a game with a partner in which they guess the "mystery number"...

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#### Arctic Take 6

The magic number is six! Using a 6x table, young math stars practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two-digit numbers with the number six. This instructional activity also touches on making tessellations with hexagons.

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#### The Cream Cake Mystery - Seeing Patterns

A great language arts lesson designed for emerging readers awaits your class. Rhyming words are the focus. Learners play an interactive learning game on the computer that helps them to understand words that rhyme. As with all of these...

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#### Thanksgiving Pilgrim—Holiday Subtraction

What's the mystery picture? Pupils solve the subtraction problems in each square. Then they use the key at the bottom to determine the color of the square.

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#### Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Pilgrim Hat

What did some Pilgrims wear on top of their heads? Individuals graph sets of ordered pairs, and connect the points to create a mystery Thanksgiving picture.

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#### Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Mayflower

How did the Pilgrims arrive to America? Middle schoolers graph ordered pairs on a coordinate system, connect the points, and discover a mystery picture—the Mayflower.

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#### Halloween Cartesian Art: Witch Hat

What is the mystery picture? After plotting points on the first quadrant of a Cartesian coordinate system, young mathematicians connect the points to create a Halloween-themed picture.

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#### Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Pumpkin

Not a Halloween jack-o-lantern, but a Thanksgiving pumpkin! Young mathematicians graph and connect points on a coordinate system to unveil the mystery picture.

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#### Snowman—Practice Multiplication

What has a carrot nose, wears a scarf, and is made out of snow? Looks like you'll have to solve the multiplication facts to figure out the colors of each box that makes up this multiplication color-by-number worksheet.

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#### Investigation - The M & M Mystery

Sixth graders inspect M&M's to complete statistical data. Students interpret percent of colors represented. They convert data from decimals, fractions, and percents. Using the data, 6th graders create a bar graph and a circle graph.

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#### The Missing Monkey Mystery

Second graders explore number values by completing number sentences. In this math functions lesson, 2nd graders identify whole numbers by using a visual aide and practice filling in the blank in number sentences. Students utilize their...

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#### Seasons Lab Book

Unlock the mystery behind seasonal change with a collection of worksheets and activities. Whether they are drawing pictures of Earth's orbit around the sun or graphing the temperature and daylight hours of different locations from around...

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#### See Turtles Nest! See Turtles Hatch!

Students graph data of sea turtles hatching rates from Watamu/Malindi Marine National Park and Reserve in Kenya. In this math lesson, students use real life science data to calculate mean and median values. Students use the data to...

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#### Decimals for Lower Elementary

Young scholars investigate decimal operations, including addition and subtraction. They participate in interactive games, story problems, and math mysteries.

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#### Don't Break My Stride

Let's go for a walk and learn some math skills along the way. Learners calculate their walking rates and stride lengths and use them to calculate other values, including the measures of center. Teacher's notes, an assessment idea,...