Math Detectives Finding Fun in Numbers by Ricki Wortzman

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  • Number puzzles,
  • Mathematical recreations,
  • Games,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Games / Gamebooks,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Games/Puzzles,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary,
  • Mathematics,
  • Elementary,
  • Puzzles,
  • Games / Puzzles,
  • Photography - PHOTO TECHNIQUE TRDP,
  • Juvenile literature

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Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL7944038M
ISBN 100806978937
ISBN 109780806978932

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Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math. and show students that math is integral to everyday activities.

Each book contains a lesson that explains the concept of evidence, a. Math Detectives is a perfect fit for any classroom.

The projects and activities in this book can be adapted for any grade level K-6 and teach children number sense that is effective in all areas of mathematics. My 6th graders especially liked "Double the Folds", "Quick Reactions" and /5(2).

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Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. The problems in this book will improve your students' skills in mathematics, critical thinking, reading, and writing.

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Students become "math detectives" and solve a series of story problems or word problems in order to finish an adventure. The activity connects math and reading while reinforcing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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See more ideas about Math, Math classroom and Teaching math pins. This content resource is an index of links to interactive sites, challenging students to solve mysteries using a variety of math principles. Students read the stories, solve the problems, and answer the questions, using clues embedded in the stories to discover the solution.

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"math missions" for math detectives- math tasks for early finishers. Thinking of other ways to implement this. Students record in 'top secret math mission' notebooks, if correctly solved a math mission students get a fingerprint.

If they have 10 fingerprints, they earn a badge:) Math Missions I'm so doing this. More than mini-mysteries turn your students into math detectives. By following the math clues, they pick the "number suspects" out of a lineup and solve the case. These enjoyable problems reinforce basic math concepts and skills like whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, integers, and geometry.

Math Detectives CSI is created to engage students while reviewing and reteaching counting money, place value (expanded form), Math fluency, word problems, and true/false math statements.

Students rotate through stations. I wrote a blog on how our day went on my blog. Scissors and Crayons This unit. Get this from a library. Math detectives: finding fun in numbers. [Lalie Harcourt; Ricki Wortzman; Catherine Leary] -- A collection of math games and experiments, arranged in such categories as "On the Lookout for Shapes," "Make a Tally," and "Calculator Games.".

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Try pairing fiction with nonfiction books and exploring different genres (like poetry and biographies) and formats (like graphic novels and audio books). You'll be. The Clue of the Left-Handed Envelope is book one in the Third Grade Detectives series.

It is about a 3rd grade reading level. Book Summary: Everyone loves the new teacher, Mr. Merlin. Merlin used to be a spy, and he knows all about secret codes and the strange and gross ways the police solve.

Number Detective. Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Calling all detectives. You will need to think creatively, use your reasoning skills and your problem solving strategies to find the mystery number from the list below. The number has two digits. Both of the digits are even.

Hello, my clever math detectives. I'm here at the Peculiar Zoo, home of the strangest animals to roam the Earth. Earlier today someone took off with a few of the zoo's most precious animals. "Oh, dear!" cried Hank McGoo, the head zoo keeper. "I came in this morning to feed the animals, but my favorite animals have vanished from their cages.

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physicians and epidemiologists always get their villain (whether it's a germ, poison gas, or a disgruntled boyfriend).5/5(5). In this lesson, students will be divided into small, guided reading groups (Detective Clubs) that read multiple chapter-book mysteries.

Reading Detectives will meet regularly with the teacher and with fellow detectives in their Detective Club to discuss the mystery and share clues they have collected. This book has two mysteries: The Clue of the Left-Hand Envelope and The Puzzle of the Pretty Pink Handkerchief.

In the first mystery, someone sent Amber a secret-admirer letter, and Noelle and Todd want to find out who did it. In the second, Todd uses clues to find out which one of his schoolmates. The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe is an informative nonfiction book that focuses on the honey bee.

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Using five math-related questions children wonder about as a framework, this book helps you go deeper into everyday math with children by offering. To introduce this lesson, I read the book Round is a Tortilla, A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Greenfield Thong and illustrated by John Parra.

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This popular book encourages wide-ranging curiosity in students to boost social-emotional learning. Kids learn not only to become better detectives about the world around them, but also to turn a magnifying.

In this math detective worksheet, students cut apart and assemble a small 24 page book about alien invaders.

Students go page by page, solving the math problems and skipping to the specified pages depending on their answers. If students. Math Detectives. Be a Math Detective ~ bulletin board--Put a math story problem onto the magnifying glass.

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Math Detectives: Rounding to the Thousands place We worked in teams to round numbers to the thousands place. First we labeled each digit with the correct place value (thousands, hundreds, tens, ones).

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Mystery books can be very appealing for kids of all ages, especially those who are just learning to read or might not enjoy reading. They are usually stories that intrigue kids to keep reading as they uncover new clues and information with each page.A bank has been broken into, and a vast sum of money has been stolen.

It is up to your students to use their mental addition strategies to reveal the suspects and solve the crime. This PowerPoint includes seven ‘investigations’, each focusing on a different addition strategy.

The investigations include an example of the strategy, a question, an answer and a suspect that is revealed.Math Investigations is a website for teachers, parents and students in grades K Follow the links to NCTM math standards, teaching ideas, free math worksheets, book suggestions, a .

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