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Mystery Genre Complete Teaching Unit - Common Core Aligned Grades 3 - 5

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Common Core Standards
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5 MB|68 pages
Product Description
Elements of Mystery Genre Complete Teaching Unit - Everything you need to teach the mystery genre in your classroom, library, or media center! This wonderful, comprehensive unit is standards based and Common Core aligned.

Please see the PREVIEW above for an idea of everything included in this versatile resource!

This product includes:
- Unit teaching plan with detailed daily lesson plans
- Teaching PowerPoint – 27 pages filled with real photographs, rich vocabulary, links to online resources and more
- Detective case report to use as a summary/book report for any mystery – wonderful assessment tool!
- Vocabulary cut and paste - great assessment activity
- Foldables and bubble map – perfect for use with interactive notebooks
- Anchor chart materials so that you can print, laminate, and use again and again!
- 3 original mysteries for analysis and close reading - with text-based evidence questions
- Vocabulary cards – 2 different versions for focus or word walls
- Mystery writing planning guide – great graphic organizer to teach mystery writing
- Compare and contrast activity
- Word search and answer key
- Ideas and resources for small groups and centers

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Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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