A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills

A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
A Mystery Game - Making inferences and building critical thinking skills
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Students will work together to solve the mystery AND learn about inferencing! The material is so fun and engaging, students won't even know they are actually learning! This activity can be used anytime of year and is a fantastic way to get students excited about learning.

In this game valuable diamonds have been stolen. Students must use their inferencing skills to figure out who committed the crime.

What is included?

  • Teacher setup instructions with detailed information about each page
  • Rules for playing the game
  • What is Inferencing?
  • Mystery introduction
  • 25 clues to solve the mystery
  • Optional notetaker
  • Answer key and discussion questions
  • Graphic organizer with example

What skills will we be working on?

There are so many different skills that students will be working on, that it would be impossible to list them all, but here are a few:

  • Team building
  • Collaboration
  • Inferencing
  • Problem solving
  • Reading comprehension
  • Critical thinking

What materials do I need?

  • Paper and ink to print materials
  • Just print and go!

How much time will this activity take?

I would reserve approximately 60-90 minutes for this activity. This depends on your class and how you implement the game.

For more fun mystery games, check out the link below!

Mystery Games from Cultivating Lifetime Learners

Why not just buy the whole bundle?! Save money with bundles!

Mystery Bundle 1

Historical Fiction Mystery

Mystery Game Bundle 2

MEGA MYSTERY BUNDLE

THE ULTIMATE MEGA MYSTERY BUNDLE – Includes all 15 mysteries, over a $32 value!

Check out more great mystery games!

The Case of the Missing Diamonds

The Murder at Blue Mountain Lodge

The Mountain View Mansion Murder

The Missing Mona Lisa

The Kidnapping of a Millionaire

Mystery at the Carnival

The Chest in the Basement

The Robbery at Wellbourne

The Case of the Missing Muffins

A Mystery in the Library

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Total Pages
12 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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