Use these daily plans with the ebook Histories Mysteries. The book is to be printed (pages back to back) so students will have a copy of the book in front of them. Also avaliable to purchase are the daily worksheets (standards based) as well as a printed copy of the text (without page numbers or photographs).
Mysteries are great for teaching reading and writing skills. It also utilizes a higher level of critical thinking. Mysteries get reluctant students enthusiastic about reading, thinking and writing. While textbooks can be dry, mysteries, with their intrigue hold the students' interest. Students become involved in what they are reading because they use deductive reasoning.