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## Valentine's Day Math Mystery: Case of the Valentine Villain - 4th Grade Edition

**SKU:**ValentineVillain_G4

Valentine's Day Math Mystery: The Case Of The Valentine Villain - 4th Grade Edition. Engage and motivate your students while they use a variety of skills in these EASY PREP worksheets to help solve a crime!

Easy prep! Just Print & Solve! Or go paperless with the new Google Slides option provided within your download.

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⭐Optional video hook included for introducing the case! (Check it out in the preview section)

⭐BONUS: Ending video added to wrap up the case!

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- Print the student pages, staple or sort them in a folder, and your students are set to go.

- Have the video hook ready for viewing at the start of the lesson on an IWB, iPad, or computer monitor screen.

- Digital option: Make digital copies of the Google Slides before assigning to Google Classroom. Students will need to be in 'edit' mode to enter answers.

⭐Math Skills Required to Unlock Clues⭐

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues that will help them narrow down a list of suspects to find the Valentine Villain!

- Clue 1: Adding and Subtracting Fractions (with like denominators, reducing answers required)
- Clue 2: Area of rectangles/squares (apply the formula)
- Clue 3: Prime Numbers
- Clue 4: Place Value: Value of the Underlined digit (numbers up to one million)
- Clue 5: Time - Work out the end time

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How long will this activity take?

The time to complete will vary anywhere between 30mins - 2 hours! It mainly depends on how familiar your students are with the math mystery format and how difficult they find math skills covered in the particular mystery. Please check the math skills outlined in the clues above to help determine suitability for your class. I recommend pacing this activity by giving students one clue at a time. Once the whole class has completed a clue, move on to the next clue within the same lesson or the next math session. New math content presented? Make a lesson out of it by modeling the math before diving into the clue. I like to say, "We must learn something new before attempting the next clue." There are lots of ways to implement this activity in your classroom; learn more in the blog post link below:

Read Blog Post: Five Easy Ways to use Math Mysteries in your Classroom.

Great for review, math centers, extra practice, enrichment, homework, the sub tub, or early finishers.

**There's an optional video hook that you can use to set the stage to engage!**

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