Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension

Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
Making Inferences-A Printable & Digital Short Mystery for Reading Comprehension
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Students use text clues and background knowledge to propose a solution to this short mystery! 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. Have your students join his journey as he helps his fellow classmate solve a mystery!

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

1. A printable PDF version (18 pages)

  • Title page and additional Tommy True products page
  • 3-page mystery (788 words)- The Tales of Tommy True #1: The Ghosted Pepper
  • 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) (9 pages)

  • Title Page
  • Short 3-page mystery (788 words)- Tommy True #1: The Ghosted Pepper
  • 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: Swimming Upstream- A non-fiction article is included in this mystery to help students hunt for clues! Tommy volunteers to judge a fishing competition. Who catches the biggest fish? Who gets caught in a lie?

The Tales of Tommy True: Home Running- A prized baseball has been lost, but the story behind it seems too tall to be true!

The Tales of Tommy True: Sour Lemons- A young magician with a card trick has the local kids losing their allowances! Is it really magic as he claims?

The Tales of Tommy True: Brewing & Stewing- Students can use scientific background knowledge about states of matter to solve this short mystery story! Tommy's friend is off to prove his coffee brewing skills, but a strange occurrence threatens to knock him out of the competition.

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

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