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## Back to School Math Problems Prompt Cards - FREE

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These Back to School themed 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create themed math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result in the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

Suggestion for Distance Learning: Post an image of a card or some cards to your online learning platform for students to write some math problems. Have students solve other math problems created by students.

PREPARATION

Download, print, laminate and cut the cards. Store in a ziplock bag, small box, or envelope for easy reused and organization.

Distance Learning variation: Use a 'Snipping Tool' to cut cards into digital images. Then post as an image to your online classroom.

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## Back to School Reading Mystery: Once Upon a Crime, Teacher Toads!

**Back to School Reading Mystery: Once Upon A Crime, Teacher Toads**

**(Teaching Resource - Worksheets pdf + Video Hook)**

**Grade Suitability: 2nd, 3rd, 4th **

**(***This varies depending on the reading ability of students. Some guidance may be required for younger students.)*

Your students will have fun solving this school themed mystery while learning skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning!

**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.

## Back to School Literacy Mystery - The Case of the Pilfered Pencils

Make learning fun with this Back to School Private Eye CSI - Literacy Mystery: The Case of The Pilfered Pencils.

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

⭐__Video Hook now included! It's a fun way to set the stage to engage!__⭐

**This ELA teaching resource TARGETS**

- Reading

- Comprehension

- Main Idea

- Vocabulary (Definitions, Synonyms)

- Drawing Conclusions

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## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the School Invaders - 3rd Grade Edition

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of the School Invaders. 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.

**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!

## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the School Invaders - 4th Grade Edition

Back to school Math Mystery: the Case of the School Invaders. 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.

**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!

## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the School Invaders - 6th Grade Edition

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of the School Invaders. 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.

**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!

## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the School Invaders - 1st Grade Edition

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of The School Invaders -1st Grade Edition. Students must review math skills from the previous grade to help get rid of the stinky, slimy Geometron aliens invading Mathhattan Elementary School!

NO PREP, print and go!

(Please note that the Grade 1 math mysteries contain a smaller possibilities list, and include profile pictures with the information).

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the list of locations to find the aliens' transponder device!

## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the School Invaders - 5th Grade Edition

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of the School Invaders. 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.**

## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the School Invaders - 2nd Grade Edition

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

## Back to School Math Mystery: Case of the Cursed Classrooms - 1st Grade

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of The Cursed Classrooms -1st Grade Edition.

Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills early in the school year.

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the suspects to find who cursed the classrooms!

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 suspect list away from students until all five clues are completed and discovered.

(Please note that the Grade 1 math mysteries contain a smaller possibilities list, and include profile pictures with the information).

## Back to School Math Mystery - The Case of the Cursed Classrooms - 2nd Grade Edition

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of The Cursed Classrooms -2nd Grade Edition.

Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills early in the school year.

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the suspects to find who cursed the classrooms!

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 suspect list away from students until all five clues are completed and discovered.

## Back to School Math Mystery Activity - 3rd Grade Edition - Cursed Classrooms

Back to School Math Mystery: the Case of The Cursed Classrooms - 3rdGrade Edition.

Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills early in the school year.

Students must use their math skills to unlock clues. Then, use their powers of deduction to narrow down the suspects to find who cursed the classrooms!

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 suspect list away from students until all five clues are completed and discovered.

## Back to School Math Mystery - The Case of the Cursed Classrooms - 4th Grade Edition

Back to School Math Mystery Activity - 4th Grade Edition Math Worksheets *(Reviews 3rd Grade Math Skills - ideal for assessment at the beginning of the school year).*

Mystery Case: The Case of the Cursed Classrooms

Distance Learning Option: There's 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.

Useful for a fun way to practice and review math skills early in the school year.

## Collect them all! Grab these Free Math Problem Cards with fun themes!

## Halloween Math Word Problem Prompt Cards - FREE

These Halloween 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own spooky math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Halloween math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

CLICK HERE to learn more about using this resource on my blog.

## Thanksgiving Word Problems Math Prompt Cards

These Thanksgiving 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Thanksgiving math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

## Christmas Word Problem Math Prompt Cards

These Christmas 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own Christmas math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Christmasmath word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

## Valentine's Day Word Problem Math Prompt Cards

These Valentine's Day 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Valentine's Day math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

## St Patrick's Day Word Problem Math Prompts

These St Patrick's Day 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their St Patrick's Day math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

## Easter Word Problem Math Prompt Cards

These Easter 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Easter math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

## Winter Math Word Problem Prompt Cards - FREE

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**HOW TO USE**

Each student receives a card and must create a math word problem that will result to the information given on that card. After the creating part, students swap their Halloween math word problems with other students. Once students complete the word problem, they check in with the creator to see if they answered it correctly!

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**PREPARATION**

Download, print, laminate and cut the cards. Store in a ziplock bag, small box, or envelope for easy reused and organization.

## Pet Store Themed Math Word Problem Prompt Cards - FREE

These Pet Store themed 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create their own pet-themed math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

## Back to School Math Problems Prompt Cards - FREE

These Back to School themed 'What's the question?' cards are great to help your students create themed math word problems. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

## Pirate Themed Math Word Problem Prompt Cards - FREE

These Pirate - themed math word problem prompt cards are great to get your students thinking creatively and mathematically. Differentiate this card set by setting the challenge to make word problems involving either multiplication, division, negative numbers for higher grades OR keep it to basic addition and subtraction for lower grades.

## Fall Math 'What is the Question?' Create Math Word Problems Card Prompts - FREE

These Fall-themed 'What's the Question?' card prompts are designed to inspire your students to craft their own math word problems infused with the spirit of autumn. This versatile set can be tailored to suit varying levels of mathematical understanding. For advanced learners, challenge them to construct word problems involving multiplication, division, or even negative numbers. On the other hand, for beginners, stick to the fundamentals and encourage the creation of word problems centered around basic addition and subtraction. Engage your students in this creative and educational activity that not only enhances their problem-solving skills but also makes learning math a fun, seasonal experience.

## Spring Math 'What is the Question?' Math Word Problems Card Prompts - FREE

These Spring-themed 'What's the Question?' card prompts are designed to inspire your students to craft their math word problems infused with the spirit of spring. This versatile set can be tailored to suit varying levels of mathematical understanding. For advanced learners, challenge them to construct word problems involving multiplication, division, or even negative numbers. On the other hand, beginners should stick to the fundamentals and encourage the creation of word problems centered around basic addition and subtraction. Engage your students in this creative and educational activity that enhances their problem-solving skills and makes learning math a fun, seasonal experience.