Halloween Whodunit Math Project

Gather your clues and dust for prints! Someone (…or something) has been causing trouble in the Town of Spooksville.

Whodunit Halloween Mystery math project

Halloween Whodunit is a seasonal math project that requires students to use math and logic to eliminate suspects and solve a crime. They’ll use their knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, coordinate graphing, fractions, and line plots to review surveillance, analyze fingerprints, decode secret messages, map out locations, and determine if witnesses are being truthful or not.

Check it out here! This project is perfect for early finishers or for groups during your Halloween class party or math block. There is also a digital option that is 100% paperless.

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Whodunit vocabulary
Suspect page
Halloween Whodunit math project - Use logic to determine who is on the surveillance footage.
Coordinate graphing eliminate a suspect
Find out who's lying with input/output tables.
Halloween Whodunit math project - examine fingerprints to solve the case
Halloween Whodunit - Map out distances with multiplication
Halloween math project - Secret message

Students will complete the seven steps of this resource to identify who is innocent and who is guilty of the crime. 

Halloween math project - whodunit
Solve the Case page

Review of Important Math Concepts:

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Coordinate graphing
  • Input/output tables
  • Word problems
  • Fractions
  • Line plots

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