Math Mysteries

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GRADES 4 - 7

Math Mysteries offers an effective way to teach basic skills for solving word problems like those found on state tests. Students learn how to understand the problem, collect information, solve the problem, and check their answer. Best of all, students interact with engaging characters to unravel an intriguing mystery, answering word problems every step of the way!

 

MEETS STATE AND NATIONAL STANDARDS

Your students will:

  • Practice problem solving and develop number sense
  • Apply a process to understand the problem, collect information, solve, and check
  • Isolate critical information and discard extraneous information
  • Choose step-by-step operations for word problems
  • Associate numbers with units throughout the computational process
  • Communicate mathematically by listening, reading, and writing
  • Connect mathematics to a variety of contexts
  • Solve word problems in different strands: whole numbers, fractions, measurement

 

 

PRODUCT FEATURES

  • Single- and multi-step word problems
  • Challenging word problems with tricky units and extraneous information
  • Classroom instruction with guided practice
  • Independent student practice of problem-solving
  • Immediate feedback and problem-solving hints
  • Assessment reports for each student
  • Exciting virtual environment with a mystery to solve
  • Engaging characters
  • Audio narration and text-captioning

 

Math Mysteries consists of the following titles:

 

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Deerfield, IL 60015

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