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A chart to compare elements of a regular narrative story and elements of a mystery. Specifically designed to compare Animal Farm and Murder on the Orient Express, but you could use it for any story/mystery comparison. Used with an 8th grade class but appropriate for 6th-10th grade.
Implement this Suspenseful Stories Mini-Unit as a fun, creepy Halloween activity with your students or use these engaging activities at any point during the school year! The engaging materials in this resource will teach your students how to identify the writing techniques and methods used by author
I just love mysteries, don’t you? To be honest I just love the mystery unit that Beth Newingham uses in her classroom and has graciously shared with us. It is full of inspiration or at least I thought so. This unit has all things mystery but with a primary focus. The vocabulary is tied to story el
•••This unit was completely overhauled and updated in 2019 to include more instructional materials, close reading structures, and a narrative writing task activity. There were over 100 pages of resources added to this unit.•••Are you looking for a short story that will pique your students’ interest
Create a Mystery Story: Narrative Writing Graphic Organizers Use these no prep graphic organizers to guide your students through the narrative writing process while centering their writing around the elements of the mystery genre. I use this in my classroom as a culminating narrative writing proje
Are you looking for a short story that will pique your students’ interest and engage them in critical thinking skills? How about a short story that is filled with suspense and will keep them on the edge of their seats? Look no further than “Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe. This engagin
UNIT INCLUDES: Mystery Story Writing Unit (10 days) Mystery Book Report (5 days) Graphic Organizers for: Mystery Clues/Plot Map Detective Character Traits Graphic Organizer Villain/Sidekick Character Traits Graphic Organizer Four writing sample paragraphs Mystery Book Report Graphic Organi
Included: Video links and activities to introduce the genre Contents: Pages 4-8 Mystery Genre “Need to Know” terms flip book This book can be put together in an interactive notebook or, if students glue the front page to a piece of paper, into a study booklet. To make the study booklet students wil
12 page workbook - Learn to write a mystery story, including character development, plot, and all of the important elements of mystery. Children will draw and write through their mystery story, while enjoying the neat graphics and activities!
As students read their mystery book, they can complete this fun Mystery Flipbook. The flipbook is filled with graphic organizers to go with any elementary mystery book. I've also included class posters of the elements of a mystery. In this flipbook: - Cover page which is in color and black and whit
Welcome to the Whodunit Hotel! In this multidisciplinary genre study, students will work with a variety of mysteries in order to develop their concept of the genre and literary analysis skills. Students love mysteries, and they readily engage with the genre because it inherently encourages them to t
Shepherd the mystery writing process from planning-to-polished by letting your students’ imagination jump-start their writing and not vice versa. Unique from most creative writing units, our mystery guide begins by asking students to make simple and fun decisions about the key elements of their stor
This project involves students reading a book from the mystery genre, completing a first draft, and a final story map poster that is in the shape of a detective. The specific story elements the project focuses on are: Main character(s), setting, problem and solution. This project can either be compl
Printable Activities AND SELF-GRADING GOOGLE FORMS! Grade 8 HMH - "A Mystery of Heroism" story by Stephen Crane for use with the 8th Grade HMH Collections Textbook (Close Reader) by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - HRW. It contains a Jeopardy style review game AND Final Test. Collection 3 - The Move To
This is a great way to introduce the mystery story or novel. Students work with a partner to try to come up with their own examples for the specific mystery terms. Sample answers are provided. Students also read a short, age-appropriate case study involving a mystery and associate the proper terms t
This is a graphic organizer for writing a mystery story. It has a place for the setting, characters, description of the characters using similes, clues, and the conclusion. It is a great way to integrate elements of a story, genre, and figurative language by having students organize their own myster
‘Solving Mysteries is a Cynch’ is a Kibit sized novel. About 11,000 words. It is officially a short story about tiny Halfling people who are very forgetful. Pender and Fezda are brother and sister who like to play but run into trouble. They must overcome their size and age to solve a mystery usi
Elementary students love a great mystery. They also love to write them. Let's help them learn the important parts of a good mystery. This activity will help primary students learn and locate the different elements of a Mystery. This has been updated to include a story map format also. Have fun readi
Fun graphic organizer to display the necessary components of a murder mystery story-line!
Halloween Creative Writing Activity - An eye-catching and easy to use assignment for students to create a fun and spooky Halloween Story. Great for both struggling and skilled writers!Includes a unique "Dial A Mystery" activity to help students who have "writer's block". Students can work together
Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien. Easy prep! Just Print & Solve! Or go paperless with the new Google Slides option provided within your download.NEW - Distance Learning Update: I've added a Word Document within the folder that contains a Google Doc link to share thi
This resource is designed to help you explore story elements, reading genres, and the parts of a book with your students. The descriptive posters are perfect for displaying in your classroom, and the activities and book suggestions are the perfect way for your students to practice these skills. Cl
Area Review Math Mystery Activity - Case of The Abducted Alien (4th Grade Edition). Easy prep! Just Print & Solve! Or go paperless with the new Google Docs option provided within your download.NEW - Distance Learning Update: I've added a Word Document within the folder that contains a Google Doc
MYSTERY WRITING: Have your students show off their writing skills with a mystery narrative. This resource has everything you need to support your students in building their own mystery! ================================================================SAVE BY PURCHASING THIS RESOURCE IN A BUNDLE. CL

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