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Mastering Math: A Sherlock Holmes Problem Solving Mystery Musical Play

Mastering Math: A Sherlock Holmes Problem Solving Mystery
Bad Wolf Press
Downloadable Musical Play with Album Sheet Music

This is the story of how Sherlock Holmes became a detective! Well, actually it's the story of how he learned to solve problems, which allowed him to become a detective. Sherlock is terrified of numbers, but in the course of solving a Top Secret mystery, he learns six problem-solving strategies—guess and check, draw a picture, draw a chart, look for a pattern, work backwards, and act it out—plus the four steps to solve any problem. Your students will learn right along with Sherlock and after the show may even choose a career in private detection.

Key Concepts include: Four steps to problem-solving and problem-solving techniques: (Guess and Check, Make a Table or Chart, Work Backwards, Act It Out, Draw a Picture, Find a Pattern)

  *25-minute musical play for grades 2-6
  *Includes the script, teacher's guide, and vocal & instrumental versions of each song
  *Simple to do - no music or drama experience needed!

Song List (click MP3 Demo for clips) - Instrumentals also included. 

MP3 Demo  1. He's Mastering Math
MP3 Demo  2. I Just Want to Solve a Mystery
MP3 Demo  3. Guess and Check
MP3 Demo  4. Work Backwards
MP3 Demo  5. Draw a Table
MP3 Demo  6. Act it Out
MP3 Demo  7. A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words
MP3 Demo  8. Find a Pattern
MP3 Demo  9. Four Steps
MP3 Demo  10. He's Matering Math (Reprise)

Mastering Math is a great complement to your curriculum resources in elementary and middle school mathLike all of Bad Wolf Press plays, this show can be used to improve reading, vocabulary, reading comprehension, performance and music skills, class camaraderie and teamwork, and numerous social skills -- all while enabling students to be part of a truly fun and creative experience they will never forget

Please Click Here to review the first third of this play and listen to sound clips.

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Downloadable, Illustrated Script with Teacher's Guide, Vocal and Instrumental Music Tracks - SINGLE LICENSE
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