November 6 of the Mystery Year was the birthday of James Naismith, inventor of basketball. To find the year, students solve math clues about interpreting a graph, radius, diameter, solving equations, and evaluating expressions. This puzzle is great as a warm-up or review activity for students in 6th grade or higher.
Your PDF download includes:
- 1-page printable student puzzle
- 2-page digital version with horizontal layout and larger print
- 4 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step solutions, historical notes, and more
- 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles