Sunday, January 1, 2012

More Math Mysteries & Mel D's HUGE Giveaway!



My friend Mel D from Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations, turned 40 in December and is having a HUGE giveaway. Not only can you pick 40 items from her TpT store if you win, but you will also get teaching resources from 45 other teacher bloggers! That is a lot of teaching stuff! You have to check it out! AMAZING! 
For every blogger that you follow on their blog...you get an entry...for every blogger's TpT store...you get an entry! The more you enter, the more chances you will have to win!
If you don't follow me yet, go ahead and do that now! That will count as an entry! If you don't follow my TpT store, go ahead and do that now! That's another entry!












Since I have you here...I want to give you a peek of my newest math mystery! I have the 2nd and 3rd grade ones done...The newest  math mystery is called The Mystery of the Scrambled New Year's Snowman

I think this story came out really cute and I know your kids are gonna love it! I can't wait to use it with my little boogers sweeties! Remember to click the pics to get yours!
These are examples of the 2nd grade questions. I am using the
common core standards to come up with the questions for
these books.  If you have some suggestions for questions,
leave a comment below. I'd love to hear from you!
Click the pic to get one for your class!

These pages are the 3rd grade version of the same book.
Notice the degree of difficulty in the 3rd grade version.
Click the pic to get one for your class!

I have had a request for a 1st grade version. My biggest problem with a 1st grade version is the reading part. So, for all of my first grade buddies out there...I would love to hear your ideas on how you could use this with your firsties. I thought that using it with guided reading groups would work...I also have done these books with my whole class...they do the problems on their white boards and then write what page they think I should go to. I think you could have good discussions with the word problems as well.

Let me know what you think!

Happy New Year to everyone! I still have tomorrow off...then, it's back to my real life! 

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7 comments:

  1. I just became a follower. Your blog is really cute!

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  2. I used your other math mystery right before break and my kids loves it! Thanks for posting another one!

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  3. Oh, I think I could totally use these mysteries with my first graders! Especially the second part of the year! And what a challenge for those sweet kiddos NEEDING that! Love these! lmartin@rcsd.ms

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  4. Thanks everyone! I am glad you like them...I think they are super fun...and so do the kids! LOL
    Happy New Year!
    Hilary

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  5. I love your math mysteries! My students completed the Christmas one right before break. It was wonderful as an independent study for my high-achievers. They were busy as I was working with my small group. Wonderful!

    BTW, I am a BrAnD nEw blogger - I only have 4 followers! Could you please follow me? Thanks a bunch!

    Jamie at 2nd Grade Stuff!

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  6. I think your Math Mysteries are great! I also joined your friends giveaway (crossing my fingers). I am your newest follower of both your blog and TpT store and would love for you to check mine out!

    Thanks,

    Patti

    aseriesof3rdgradeevents.blogspot.com

    http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/A-Series-Of-3rd-Grade-Events/

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