Writing and Reading Mysteries [Enhanced E-book]

  • 4th - 8th Grades
  • 80 pages
  • Product ID: TCR3609

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Mysteries are everywhere. From a friend's secretive behavior to the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, mysteries challenge us to make predictions, gather clues, and support our suspicions with evidence. When students read and write mysteries, they have opportunities to form and test hypotheses, evaluate clues, and conduct research.

All the lessons in this unique resource book are linked to McREL standards and benchmarks. Activities are provided for whole class, small group, and individual instruction. Annotated lists of mysteries appropriate for specific ages and reading abilities are also included.

The book's major sections are:

  • Mysteries at Home
  • Mysteries in History
  • Clues and Cues
  • Skills and Strategies
  • Making Predictions
  • Mysteries and Poetry
  • Literature Based Mysteries
  • Mysterious Oral Reading
  • Mystery Series

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