Common Core Reading: Mystery Unit Detective Log & Critical-Thinking Questions
Use my detective log graphic organizer and critical-thinking questions during your mystery or detective-story unit. The log helps students organize all the facts and the questions are aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12 for reading literature. (See preview download for specific standards.)
There are 10 higher-level questions that require students to use evidence from the text; they can be used with ANY mystery/detective story. The detective's log can be used with ANY detective story, film, or video/TV episode. I've used it with numerous Sherlock Holmes stories and episodes of CSI; it's rewarding to see students pay close attention to details and look more critically at the story.
Includes teacher's guide.
Created by Tracee Orman
Mrs. Orman's Classroom