A fun, logic-based activity where students read clues to solve a mystery.
This teaching resource can be used as an engaging math warm-up activity, a fast-finisher activity, or even a fun indoor recess activity. Students must use logical reasoning and their knowledge of fractions, decimals, and measurement conversions to help determine the winner of a race.
Students read the statements made by the characters and combine these with the ‘Cold Hard Facts’ at the bottom of the page to decide who won the race.
An answer key has been included in the download.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement ...
Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in...
Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.
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