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Mini-Mystery – Who Won the Race?

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Free | 2 pages (PDF)|Grades: 5 - 6

A fun, logic-based activity where students read clues to solve the mystery.

This teaching resource can be used as an engaging warm-up activity or task for fast finishers.

Use it as a stimulus for the whole class or distribute to individual students.

Students read the statements made by the characters and the Cold Hard Facts at the bottom of the page.

They use logic and reasoning to eliminate ‘red herring’ characters and mathematical knowledge to determine the winner of the race.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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These look great and I can’t wait to try them in my classroom.

Megan Boltze · Jul 22nd, 2020

Thanks, Megan! We hope your students love them too!

Paul (Teach Starter) · Jul 22nd, 2020

My class love these Mini-Mysteries! Thank you!

Kate Beamish · Jun 17th, 2020

Hi Kate,

Thanks you very much for your wonderful comment. We are so glad your students enjoy these Mini-Mysteries! They are super fun!

Tom (Teach Starter) · Jun 19th, 2020

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