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## 1st Grade Word Problems: Addition & Subtraction within 20 Math Mystery Activity

**SKU:**WackyWildWest_1stGrade_MathMystery

Howdy, educator! Prepare your first-grade student detectives to work on solving addition and subtraction word problems (within 20) with this exciting Math Mystery Activity: The Case of the Wacky Wild West!

**PLEASE NOTE: **The Easel option is NOT available if purchased here. If you need the EASEL option, please purchase this item via my TPT store <here>.

⭐Features:⭐

- PDF printable format for easy printing and distribution
- Digital worksheets option available with
**Google Slides**, perfect for virtual learning or paperless classrooms - Word problems focused on addition and subtraction within 20, tailored for first-grade students
- Engaging video hook at the beginning to set the stage and an ending video to wrap up the story, with voice-overs to read the video text.
- Immersive Wild West theme that resonates with young children and amplifies their interest in solving the math problems
- Five clue worksheets aligned with common core standards for a comprehensive and effective learning experience
- Printable awards to celebrate success!

⭐Math Skills Required to Unlock Clues⭐

Students must use their math skills to eliminate wild west suspects to solve who is behind these wacky crimes!

There are five clues to crack to solve the mystery:

- Clue 1 Worksheet: Addition with 20 Word Problems
- Clue 2 Worksheet: Subtraction with 20 Word Problems
- Clue 3 Worksheet: Addition with 20 Word Problems
- Clue 4 Worksheet: Subtraction with 20 Word Problems
- Clue 5 Worksheet: Mix of Addition and Subtraction within 20 Word Problems

⭐Multiple Uses⭐

Great for:

- Review
- Consolidation
- Math Centers
- Extra Practice
- Enrichment
- Early Finishers
- Homework
- Substitute Teachers

Bring the excitement of the Wacky Wild West into your classroom or at-home learning environment with this fun, interactive Math Mystery. Your student detectives will be so engaged in the story and challenge of uncovering the clues that they'll forget they're practicing their addition and subtraction skills!

>> Add extra motivation with this Detective Rank Chart Download the Mystery Record & Rank Chart FREEBIE HERE

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