Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension

Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Mystery and Article for Reading Comprehension
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Students make inferences using text clues and background knowledge to propose a solution to this short mystery. A non-fiction article is included to help students hunt for clues! Product includes an additional PDF designed for student digital use (Google Classroom+ Kami).

Tommy Truman is a 4th grader who has a knack for discovering the truth. Tommy volunteers to judge a fishing competition. Who catches the biggest fish? Who gets caught in a lie? Have your students follow along on his latest journey to solve mysteries!

This is our second Tommy True product release. Each Tommy True resource stands alone as a product. Previous releases and following releases are not required for this resource to be effective in your classroom.

This product is sold as a zip file which includes 2 files:

1. A printable PDF version (20 pages)

  • Title page and additional Tommy True products page
  • 3-page mystery (788 words)- The Tales of Tommy True #1: The Ghosted Pepper
  • 1-page non-fiction article (277 words)-The Life of a King Salmon
  • Handout (and sample answer key) for recording observations and interpretations
  • Guiding Questions
  • Conversation Guide
  • Conversation Roles
  • Student response page for writing the solution
  • Solution page (74 words)
  • 2-page teacher guide for story implementation in the classroom
  • 3-page explanation for how to use the product digitally using Google Classroom and Kami (a free Google Chrome extension)
  • Thank-you page with copyright information

2. A PDF student version to be used digitally through Google Classroom and Kami (a Google Chrome extension) (11 pages)

  • Title page
  • 3-page mystery (788 words)- The Tales of Tommy True #1: The Ghosted Pepper
  • 1-page non-fiction article (277 words)-The Life of a King Salmon
  • Page for recording observations and interpretations
  • Guiding Questions
  • Conversation Guide
  • Conversation Roles
  • Student response page for writing the solution

If you enjoy this mystery, check out:

The Tales of Tommy True: The Ghosted Pepper

The Tales of Tommy True: Home Running

The Tales of Tommy True: Sour Lemons

The Tales of Tommy True: Brewing & Stewing

Check out this 2 minute video tutorial if you want to know How to Use Our Products Digitally.

Feel free to contact us with questions. Click here to follow us for the latest story releases. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and earns you free TPT points toward future purchases!

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