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## Mini-Math Mystery Activity 1st Grade - Addition within 20 Facts & Word Problems

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This Mini-Math Mystery is a fun 'game-like' one-page activity to practice addition skills 1-20. Ideal for 1st Grade or any class working with adding numbers 1-20 Facts and Word Problems.

**Multiple Uses:**

- Math Center Task
- Consolidation task
- Practice and Review Task
- Early-Finisher Task
- Homework

**Prep:**

Print the single worksheet page, make as many copies as you need for your kids, and the activity is ready to go!

**Optional:**Printable awards provided to give to your Detectives after solving the mystery.

These Mini-Math Mysteries are different from my original Math Mystery Packets. They are designed as a condensed activity for a quick one-page practice of math skills. The elimination process is only based on answer matching with the images in this series. If you would like to try the other type of original Math Mysteries to see what’s included in those packets and the difference in design, please visit this FREE Multi-Grade Math Mystery Packet, The Case of the Super Bad Superhero.

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

NEW - **Distance Learning Update:** I've added a Word Document within the folder that contains a Google Doc link to share this resource with your students via Google Classroom or Drive. Parts of the pages are editable so that your students can complete without having to print the pages. Please note, you will need to make a copy of the Google Slides to your drive before you can edit.

Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case!

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

NEW - Distance Learning Update: I've added a Word Document within the folder that contains a Google Doc link to share this resource with your students via Google Classroom or Drive. Parts of the pages are editable so that your students can complete without having to print the pages. Please note, you will need to make a copy of the Google Slides to your drive before you can edit.

Students must complete math worksheets to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case!

## The Case of the Great Zoo Escape (Add & Subtract within 20) - Math Mystery Activity (5 W's Structure)

This addition and subtraction Math Mystery will engage and motivate your students to practice their addition and subtraction skills (within 20). In Math Mystery: Case of The Great Zoo Escape students must use their math skills to decode 5 clues and discover who, where, when, what and why in their investigation of the case. Students will need to cut out the picture answer on their clue sheet and paste to their Mystery Case file until all five have been completed.

Depending on the ability of your students and where your class is up to in the curriculum, this could be used in Grades 1 and/or 2.

This fun detective story also encourages literacy skills as students must read simple sentences, comprehend and match information given with a text picture stencil to present on their mystery case file.

## Addition within 1-20 Math Mystery Worksheets - The Case of the Funny Farm

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Ideal for math in the early years: Depending on the ability of your students and where your class is up to in the curriculum, this could be used in Grades 1 and/or 2.

The goal of this mystery is to work towards building fluency with addition facts 1-20.

This fun detective story also encourages literacy skills as students must read simple sentences, comprehend and match information given with a text picture stencil to present on their mystery case file.