Middle School ELA Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers - WhoDunIt? (CCSS)

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6th, 7th, 8th
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In this ready for October, student-centered middle school language arts unit, students explore the genre of mystery. What makes a mystery? Why do some people love to be scared? What makes mysteries interesting? A great addition to your middle school English and Language Arts classroom.

Learn about how I teach it on the blog.

Get a free sneak peak into the clues that I use to introduce the unit here.

Delve into mystery fun just in time for Halloween or any time of year.

This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

This detailed guide includes:
● Complete unit guide for teachers to create student-centered mystery unit complete with a mystery for students to solve to introduce them to the unit.
● Student handouts including detailed directions for reading, writing, art, and research projects.
● Mystery resources for teachers and students
● Ideas for extensions and presentations


Skills Developed in this lesson:
- Students will write arguments and support them with evidence related to a fiction book (Writing Anchor Standard 1).
- Students will write narratives to develop imagined experiences (Writing Anchor Standard 3).
- Students will identify elements of the mystery genre
- Students will demonstrate their understanding of elements of mystery through multiple projects.


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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Middle School ELA Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers - WhoD
Middle School ELA Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers - WhoD
Middle School ELA Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers - WhoD
Middle School ELA Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers - WhoD
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