This lesson plan created for 7 & 8th graders, however can be used for high schoolers as well and gives them a sense of what mystery writing is in a two day course that will provide creativity in the classroom. The plan comes with step by step planning and an array of other sources that can be used and accessed.
Content Goal coincides with the California Curriculum Framework Standard and Benchmark:(Language Arts) Each student will use literature to construct meaning and apply knowledge and new ideas. CA Content Standard 8 - Genre and Craft of Language, Benchmark 4. Each student will learn how to solve and create story problems.