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Brain Teaser Mysteries Fun FREEBIE

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5th - 11th, Homeschool
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Mini-mysteries are not only fun brain teasers, but also practice listening and inferential skills. They are high interest bell ringers, exit tickets, time-fillers, and best of all, carrots for the end of the day. Alternatively, early finishing or talented students could read the mysteries on their own. The most obvious methods of using these tales are to read them out loud or to show them on your screen. The students then guess the solutions. If you want them to work a bit harder, they could record and explain their guesses on the included worksheet.
These mysteries are drawn from three Brilliantly Lit resources.

Mini Mysteries grades 5-8
ELA Games Grades 5-8

80 ELA Games grades 9-12

Other Brain Teaser Mystery collections:

Brain Teaser Mini Mysteries grades 9-12
Brain Teaser Middle School Mysteries, vol.#2
If your students liked Matt and Sophie, they have a long mystery of their own, with tasks for the students to perform: Brain teaser mystery fun inferential skills practice
They also have their own Readers' Theater scripts: Readers' Theater - Mystery of the Stolen Laptop and
READERS' THEATER- MYSTERY OF THE DRAMA CAMP THIEF

For a daily brainteaser to add zing! to the start of a class: BRAINTEASER BELL RINGERS: MYSTERY STORIES, RIDDLES AND PUZZLES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL

If you want a mystery resource that demands more writing from your students, try

Reading Comprehension Mysteries & Questions
Punctuation mentor sentences and exercises using JOKES will make grammar classes fun! Students will laugh their way to accuracy. PUNCTUATION DIALOGUE PRESENTATION & EXERCISES USING JOKES and
END MARKS PRESENTATION AND EXERCISES USING JOKES

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10 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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