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## Rainy Day Math Mystery Activity Worksheets - 3rd Grade Math

**SKU:**RainyDay_MathMystery_3rdGrade

Rainy Day Math Mystery Activity - 3rd Grade Math Worksheets Edition

The Case of the Never-Ending Rain

Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills during a rainy day at school.

**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.

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the solutions to fix the Weather Control Board that is stuck on the 'rain' setting.

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Optional VIDEO HOOK available to use to introduce students to this math mystery activity. Check it out below:

The Case of the Never-Ending Rain

EASY PREP worksheets, print and solve! Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills during a rainy day at school.

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the solutions to fix the Weather Control Board that is stuck on the 'rain' setting.

Suggestion: Pace the clues one by one to keep the class at the same point. If using the clues in a different order, keep the possible solutions list away from students until all five clues are completed and discovered.

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Optional VIDEO HOOK available to use to introduce students to this math mystery activity. Check out the preview section to preview the video. There is a written story article that can be used instead of the video if required.

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Preparation

- Print the student pages, staple or place 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.

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Math Skills Required to Unlock Clues

There are five clues to crack to solve the mystery:

Clue 1: Addition within 1,000 (with and without regrouping)

Clue 2: Word Problems (Add & Subtract within 1,000)

Clue 3: Read and interpret a Pictograph

Clue 4: Identify 2D shapes and some 3D shapes (more 3D shapes than 2D)

Clue 5: Subtraction within 1,000 (with and without regrouping)

Students must use critical thinking skills to figure out what the clue is telling them to eliminate from the list of possibilities. Ensure students read and comprehend clues carefully!

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Multiple Uses

- Suitable for independent, pairs, or group work.

- Use as part of your math centers, add to your sub tubs, make it part of your early finisher tasks, give for homework, or make it part of your classroom practice/review sessions.

I recommend pacing this activity by giving students one clue at a time. Once the whole class has completed a clue, then move on to the next clue either 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."

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How long will this activity take?

Time to complete will vary anywhere between 30mins - 2 hours or more! It mainly depends on how familiar your students are with the math mystery format, as well as 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.

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MORE versions of this math mystery title are in the making and will be available soon.

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## Rainy Day Math Mystery Activity Worksheets - 2nd Grade Math

Rainy Day Math Mystery Activity - 2nd Grade Math Worksheets Edition

The Case of the Never-Ending Rain

**EASY PREP **worksheets, print and solve or use the Google Slides option for digital completion! Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills during a rainy day at school.

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the solutions to fix the Weather Control Board that is stuck on the 'rain' setting.

Suggestion: Pace the clues one by one to keep the class at the same point. If using the clues in a different order, keep the possible solutions list away from students until all five clues are completed and discovered.

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Comes in a printable format and also digital to complete the worksheets via Google Slides.

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 Slides option provided within your download**.

⭐Optional video hook included for introducing the case!

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

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!

## Comparing and Ordering Numbers Math Mystery: Case of the Outack Outlaw - 3rd Grade Edition

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EASY PREP, print and solve!

**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.

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!

## Place Value Review Math Mystery: Case of the Puzzled Pirate - 3rd Grade Edition

Place Value Review Math Mystery: The Case of the Puzzled Pirate. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. It is ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early finishers, or the sub-tub.

It's easy to prep! Just Print and solve! You can also go paperless with the new Google Slides option provided within your download.

## Number Patterns Math Mystery: Case of the Poisonous Pizzas - 3rd Grade Edition

Number Patterns Math Mystery: the Case of the Poisonous Pizzas. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early-finisher or the sub-tub.

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.

## Addition Math Mystery: Case of the Angry Adder- 3rd Grade Edition

Addition Math Mystery: the Case of the Angry Adder. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early-finisher, or the sub-tub.

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

**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 them without printing the pages. Please note that 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 the list of possibilities to solve the mystery case!

## Fall Math Mystery: Case of the Furious Fall Winds - 3rd Grade Edition

Fall Math Mystery: the Case of the Furious Fall Winds. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early-finisher or the sub-tub.

EASY PREP, print and solve!

**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.

## Rounding Math Mystery: Case of the Robot Robbery - 3rd Grade Edition

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

Video Hook and Ending Video included.

## Subtraction Review Math Mystery: Case of the Dream Snatcher - 3rd Grade Edition

Subtraction Review Math Mystery: the Case of the Dream Snatcher. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early-finisher or the sub-tub.

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

## Halloween Math Mystery: Case of the Tricking Treat - 3rd Grade Edition

Halloween Math Mystery: The Case of the Tricking Treat. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. It is ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early-finishers, or the sub-tub.

**Teachers, this activity is easy to prep! Just Print & Solve! Or go paperless with the new Google Slides option provided within your download.**

## FREE Math Mystery: Case of the Super Bad Superhero - 3rd Grade Edition

FREE Math Mystery: the Case of the Super Bad Superhero. This math activity is a fun way to review and practice mathematical skills in the classroom or at home. Ideal for spiral review, consolidation, math centers, homework, enrichment, early-finisher or the sub-tub.

**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.

## Addition, Subtraction & Addends Math Mystery: Case of the Jungle Joker - 3rd Grade Edition

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**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.