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## CSI Digital Mystery Game - Case of the Zombie Elves

**SKU:**DIGITALMYSTERY_ZOMBIE ELVES

Christmas CSI Digital Math Mystery GAME. **The Case of The Zombie Elves** is now available in a digital game format, with a different twist, and can be played on any device with an Internet connection.Â *The clues are different to the paper version of this math mystery so you can use without your students knowing the clues or the mystery answer if they have already done the paper version of this case. More story detail has been added throughout the game to take your students on an adventure as they solve this Christmas crisis. Successfully solving the case unlocks a bonus round of healing the zombie elves and turning them back to Santa's regular elves! We've also included a little victory video at the end.*

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**MATH SKILL:**Â This whole mystery focuses on **Division Facts (1-12) practice**. The math difficulty increases as students progress through the clues.Â Please send an email to [email protected] for technical questions and issues.

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- The video hook intro
- Correct answering of math questions to unlock clues
- Eliminating possible cures in clues 1-4
- Logical thinking required

What's different from the paper math mystery?

- No printing or photocopying required
- Additional story line that takes students on a journey with Sheldon, the Shaman, to find the correct cure
- The math questions are different
- Lots of graphics
- The answers are presented in multiple choices for students to search and find answers.
- Clicking/tapping on the correct answer unlocks the letter and places it into the boxes for you instead of manual input.
- Cannot clue jump, completion of each clue unlocks access to the next clue.
- After clue 5, your student will have to select the correct cure, then a bonus round of healing zombie elves is on to save Santa and the North Pole!
- A short video clip at the end of the game.
- The mystery solution is not the same as the paper copy

*Even if your students have completed the paper version of this mystery, this game will provide a whole new experience post the video hook. Check out the preview video to get a better idea of what's inside the game.*

What you will need:

- Internet connection
- The ‘digital key’ provided in this download.
- Computer access – this can be used on any device with an internet connection and browser e.g. PCs, Macs, IWB, and tablet devices.
- Optional: print the tracking and recording page provided in this download. However this is easily substituted with a workbook or plain piece of paper if you prefer to skip printing or photocopying this page.

Implementation suggestions

There are many ways to use this resource, some include:

- Complete as a whole class on your Interactive Whiteboard. Students take it in turns to answer the questions.
- Assign to your students to complete independently or in pairs on a device. This could be something they do as an early finisher task, during your math block, or for homework.
- Could be a fun way to get your students to practice their division facts over the Christmas break.

Technical

- To PAUSE the game it will need to be kept open in the browser. Closing the game will require starting again from the top.
- I have tested this game many times, but a glitch or two may have been missed. Please let me know if you come across any problems and I will fix.
- TIP: If you do experience any issues with running the game, check your Internet connection, and clear your browsing history.
- Also please contact me with any other technical difficulties. My email is [email protected]

LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. Please contact me for a quote at [email protected] if interested in purchasing multiple licenses.

COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.

**Video hook introduction below:**