Using Math Mysteries in the classroom is a fun way to mix things up when consolidating and/or reviewing math skills. However, for some classrooms, it can be a little bit challenging to keep excited students contained from sharing 'classified' information. To prevent clue or mystery solution 'spills' happening, I recommend setting up some Math Mystery expectations for your class. Read on to find out my suggestions for rules and a free poster download to use.
The expectations outlined below are a MUST to keep Math Mystery sessions running smoothly.
You may wish to add some of your own rules to this list. But, discussing the following expectations are a must when starting out with Math Mysteries:
Download three free posters below to use instead of writing on the board.
Math Mystery Expectation Posters
Keep math mystery sessions in your classroom running smoothly by setting expectations with one of the posters found in this download. There are three designs with different graphics to choose from.
Print, laminate, go over with your class, and hang up somewhere in your classroom.
A 21st century School Teacher, Mother, and Wife.
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